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Meaning of ASPIC

Pronunciation:  'aspik

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables

ASPIC is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: gelatin, jelly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \As"pic\, n. [F. See {Asp}.]
    1. The venomous asp. [Chiefly poetic] --Shak. Tennyson.
    2. A piece of ordnance carrying a 12 pound shot. [Obs.]
  2. \As"pic\, n. [F., a corrupt. of spic (OF. espi, F.
    ['e]pi), L. spica (spicum, spicus), ear, spike. See {Spike}.]
    A European species of lavender ({Lavandula spica}), which
    produces a volatile oil. See {Spike}.
  3. \As"pic\, n. [F., prob. fr. aspic an asp.]
    A savory meat jelly containing portions of fowl, game, fish,
    hard boiled eggs, etc. --Thackeray.
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