Made of wood of the aspen tree.
ETYM AS. aesp, aeps; akin to Old High Germ. aspa, Icel. ösp, Dan. aesp, Swed. asp, Dutch esp, German espe, äspe, aspe; cf. Lettish apsa, Lith. apuszis.
Any of several species of poplar tree, genus Populus. The European quaking aspen P. tremula has flattened leafstalks that cause the leaves to flutter with every breeze. The soft, light-colored wood is used for matches and paper pulp.
Any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind.