aspis (s.xii1/3)

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aspis (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 25,497a aspis; Gdf: 1,419c aspe; GdfC: 8,207c aspic 1; TL: 1,564 aspis; DEAF: ; DMF:  aspic 1 / aspe / aspis; TLF:  aspic 1 / aspis; OED:  asp n.2; MED: ; DMLBS: 138b aspis ]
Latin; Greek


1rept.zool.asp, venomous snake, Vipera aspis
( s.xii1/3; MS: c.1200 )  E s[e] el[e] est od miel triblee E sur la plaie seit posee Qu’aspis fera, cel verm pullent, Ço ert [bon] medicinement  235.957
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  'As' en griu 'venim' est, Dunt aspis nomez est: Ele envenime a fort, Par ceo trait gent a mort  1656
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