noun, plural aristos. Chiefly British Informal.

1860–65; by shortening; cf. -o Unabridged


a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “best,” occurring either in direct loans (aristocratic ), or in the formation of compound words: aristotype.

< Greek, combining form of áristos best, superlative of ari- probably a term specifying at first the upper class of society, the warrior caste; cf. Ares, perhaps Aryan Unabridged
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aristo (ˈærɪstəʊ, əˈrɪstəʊ)
n , pl -tos
informal short for aristocrat

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