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aristo

[uh-ris-toh] /əˈrɪs toʊ/
noun, plural aristos. Chiefly British Informal.
Origin of aristo
1860-1865
1860-65; by shortening; cf. -o

aristo-

1.
a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “best,” occurring either in direct loans (aristocratic), or in the formation of compound words:
aristotype.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of áristos best, superlative of ari- probably a term specifying at first the upper class of society, the warrior caste; cf. Ares, perhaps Aryan
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aristo

/ˈærɪstəʊ; əˈrɪstəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
(informal) short for aristocrat
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