aspen

noun as·pen \ ˈas-pən \

Definition of aspen

:any of several poplars (especially Populus tremula of Europe and P. tremuloides and P. grandidentata of North America) with leaves that flutter in the lightest wind because of their flattened petioles

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Origin and Etymology of aspen

Middle English, of an aspen, from asp aspen, from Old English æspe; akin to Old High German aspa aspen, Russian osina


Aspen

geographical name As·pen \ ˈa-spən \

Definition of Aspen

resort city in west central Colorado population 6658

ASPEN Defined for English Language Learners

aspen

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Definition of aspen for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of tree whose leaves move easily when the wind blows


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aspen

noun as·pen \ ˈa-spən \

Definition of aspen for Students

:a poplar tree whose leaves move easily in the breeze

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