- harsh; rough.
Origin of asper2
1325–75; < Latin: rough; replacing Middle English aspre < Middle French
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- a former Turkish monetary unit, a silver coin, worth 1/120 of a piastre
Word Origin for asper
from Turkish, ultimately from Latin: rough, harsh
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