Aspis

noun As·pis \ˈaspə̇s, ˈaas-\

Definition of Aspis

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

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Origin and Etymology of aspis

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


-aspis

noun combining form -as·pis \"\

Definition of -aspis

  1. :  one having (such) a shield —in generic names in zoology and paleontology Cephalaspis Odontaspis

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Origin and Etymology of -aspis

New Latin, from Greek aspis shield — more at aspid-


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