Aspis

noun
As·pis | \ ˈaspə̇s , ˈaas- \

Definition of Aspis 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of vipers including the horned viper and related hornless forms

-as·pis | \ " \

Definition of -aspis (Entry 2 of 2)

: one having (such) a shield in generic names in zoology and paleontology CephalaspisOdontaspis

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History and Etymology for Aspis

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, asp, viper, from Greek

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek aspis shield

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