Definition of Arista

1. Noun. Bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies.

Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process



Definition of Arista

1. n. An awn.

Definition of Arista

1. Noun. (biology) the fibrils found on grains or fishes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arista

1. a bristlelike structure or appendage [n -TAE or -TAS] : ARISTATE [adj]

Medical Definition of Arista

1. An awn. Origin: L. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arista

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aripple
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arise
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arish
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arishth
arising
arisings
arist
arista (current term)
aristae
aristarainite
aristarchies
aristarchy
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aristate
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aristocracies
aristocracy
aristocrat
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aristocratical
aristocratically
aristocraticalness

Literary usage of Arista

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1. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1907)
"After there had been several pronunciamientos in favor of the “Plan de Jalisco” General arista resigned his office on January 4, 1853. ..."

2. Men of the Time: Biographical Sketches of Eminent Living Characters ... Also (1859)
"arista at an early age manifested a strong predilection for a military life. ... Since his accession to the ministry and the office of President, arista has ..."

3. Two Wars: an Autobiography of General Samuel G. French ...: Mexican War; War by Samuel Gibbs French (1901)
"AND now arista, on the part of the Mexican government, having declared that war existed; and some of our forces, both men and officers, having been killed ..."

4. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1885)
"MARIANO arista, the new president, was a man from whose experience and ability, as the most successful minister of the preceding administration, ..."

5. Central America and Mexico by Alcée Fortier, John Rose Ficklen (1907)
"In January, 1851, General Mariano arista succeeded Herrera, whose term of office had expired, and although the president was a man of honor and a sincere ..."

6. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1892)
"arista plumose: abdomen oval or oblong, facial ridges bare. ... arista plumose Carleen RD arista pubescent or bare; abdomen of Î, clubbed at end, ..."

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