m. arista

Arista

[ah-rees-tah]
noun
Mariano [mah-ryah-naw] , 1802–55, Mexican general: president of Mexico 1851–53.
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arista (əˈrɪstə)
 
n , pl -tae
1.  a stiff bristle such as the awn of some grasses and cereals
2.  a bristle-like appendage on the antennae of some insects
 
[C17: from Latin: ear of corn, fishbone]
 
a'ristate
 
adj

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