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Arista

[ah-rees-tah]
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noun
  1. Ma·ria·no [mah-ryah-naw] /mɑˈryɑ nɔ/, 1802–55, Mexican general: president of Mexico 1851–53.
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arista

noun plural -tae (-tiː)
  1. a stiff bristle such as the awn of some grasses and cereals
  2. a bristle-like appendage on the antennae of some insects
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Derived Formsaristate, adjective

Word Origin

C17: from Latin: ear of corn, fishbone
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