A small hooded poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries whose bite is actually deadly it's the Naja haje title can be placed on other toxic serpents esp to Vipera aspis of south European countries See Haje
- Same as Aspen
- cobra employed by the Pharaohs as symbolic of these power over life and death
- of south Europe; just like but smaller than the adder
- Just Like Aspen.
- a tiny, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whoever bite is actually deadly. This is the Naja haje. Title is additionally placed on various other poisonous serpents, esp. to Vipera aspis of south European countries. See Haje.
- one of the types of poplar bearing this title, specifically the Populus tremula, so called from trembling of their leaves, which move because of the slightest impulse of this atmosphere.
Aspartic acid. See also: Amino acid symbols.
poisonous snake, 1520s, previous aspis (mid-14c.), from Old French aspe "asp" (13c.) or straight from Latin aspidem (nominative aspis), from Greek aspis "an asp, Egyptian viper," actually "protect;" the serpent so named most likely in reference to its neck hood.
(n.) Same as Aspen.
- (letter.) One of the species of poplar bearing this title, especially the Populus tremula, so-called from the trembling of its leaves, which move using slightest impulse of the air.
Antony committed suicide, in the mistaken belief that she had already done so, but Octavian refused to yield to the charms of Cleopatra who put an end to her life, by applying an asp to her bosom, according to the common tradition, in the thirty-ninth year of her age (29th of August, 30 B.C.).