aspen


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aspen \Asp"en\ ([a^]s"p[e^]n), Asp \Asp\ ([.a]sp), n. [AS.
   [ae]sp, [ae]ps; akin to OHG. aspa, Icel. ["o]sp, Dan. [ae]sp,
   Sw. asp, D. esp, G. espe, [aum]spe, aspe; cf. Lettish apsa,
   Lith. apuszis.] (Bot.)
   One of several species of poplar bearing this name,
   especially the Populus tremula, so called from the
   trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest
   impulse of the air.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aspen \Asp"en\ ([a^]s"p[e^]n), a.
   Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of
   aspen wood.
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         Nor aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze. --Gay.
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