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asper2

[as-per]
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adjective Obsolete.
  1. harsh; rough.

Origin of asper2

1325–75; < Latin: rough; replacing Middle English aspre < Middle French
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asper

noun
  1. a former Turkish monetary unit, a silver coin, worth 1/120 of a piastre

Word Origin

from Turkish, ultimately from Latin: rough, harsh
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