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Rasta

[ras-tuh, rah-stuh] /ˈræs tə, ˈrɑ stə/
noun
1.
Rastafarian (def 1).
adjective
3.
Rastafarian (def 2).
Origin of Rasta
by shortening
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  • Red Stripe, an inexpensive Jamaican export, gained popularity in the U.S. in lockstep with reggae and Rasta.

    The Beer Summit Mark Katz July 27, 2009
British Dictionary definitions for Rasta

Rasta

/ˈræstə/
noun, adjective
1.
short for Rastafarian
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Word Origin and History for Rasta
adj.

1955; see Rastafarian. From 1962 as a noun. Related: Rastaman.

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