follow Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is...

Arista

[ah-rees-tah] /ɑˈris tɑ/
noun
1.
Mariano
[mah-ryah-naw] /mɑˈryɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA),
1802–55, Mexican general: president of Mexico 1851–53.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for m arista

arista

/əˈrɪstə/
noun (pl) -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
Derived Forms
aristate, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: ear of corn, fishbone
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for m

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for m arista