spiritus asper

[spir-i-tuh s as-per; Latin spee-ri-too s ahs-per]

noun


Nearby words

  1. spiritualize,
  2. spirituals,
  3. spiritualty,
  4. spirituel,
  5. spirituous,
  6. spiritus frumenti,
  7. spiritus lenis,
  8. spiritus vinosus,
  9. spirketting,
  10. spiro-

Origin of spiritus asper

From the Late Latin word spīritus asper

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British Dictionary definitions for spiritus asper

spiritus asper

noun

another term for rough breathing

Word Origin for spiritus asper

Latin: rough breath

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