- a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.
Origin of tristeza
1900–05; < American Spanish: literally, sadness < Latin trīstitia
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Examples from the Web for tristeza
Bring the guitar and I will see if it will quit me of this tristeza!Unexplored Spain