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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.
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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
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