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aristate

[ uh-ris-teyt ]
/ əˈrɪs teɪt /
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adjective

Botany. having aristae; awned.
Zoology. tipped with a bristle.

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Origin of aristate

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