Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

aspic

play
noun as·pic \ˈas-pik\

Definition of aspic

obsolete

  1. :  2asp



Origin of aspic

Middle French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis


First Known Use: 1530


2

aspic

noun as·pic

Definition of aspic

  1. :  a clear savory jelly (as of fish or meat stock) used as a garnish or to make a meat, fish, or vegetable mold



Origin of aspic

French, literally, asp


First Known Use: 1789


Learn More about aspic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up aspic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 8, 2016

to clear from accusation or blame

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift kittly-benders pince-nez duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ