[ uh-ris-teyt ]
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  1. Botany. having aristae; awned.

  2. Zoology. tipped with a bristle.

Origin of aristate

First recorded in 1830–40, aristate is from the Late Latin word aristātus awned. See arista, -ate1

Words Nearby aristate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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