Origin of aristo
1860–65; by shortening; cf. -o
- a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “best,” occurring either in direct loans (aristocratic), or in the formation of compound words: aristotype.
Origin of aristo-
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Examples from the Web for aristo
"We will send him," said the King to Proxenus, Aristo's guardian.
Aristo, the stoic philosopher, used to fast for days on acorns.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow
Maturin Murray Ballou
Eudorus accused Aristo, but the style is more like that of Aristo.
She is of the best Sicilian blood, but a rebel, an aristo in revolt.The Romantic Lady
The sentiments of his disciple Aristo are not less erroneous.Cicero's Tusculan Disputations
Marcus Tullius Cicero
- informal short for aristocrat
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