[ trih-stey-zuh ]
/ trɪˈsteɪ zə /
noun Plant Pathology.
a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.
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Origin of tristeza
1900–05; <American Spanish: literally, sadness <Latin trīstitia
Words nearby tristeza
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Example sentences from the Web for tristeza
Bring the guitar and I will see if it will quit me of this tristeza!Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman