Definition of Ristra

1. a string on which foodstuffs are tied for storage [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ristra

rispetto
risping
rispings
risps
risques
rissaldar
rissaldars
rissoid
rissoids
rissole
rissoles
ristocetin
ristorante
ristorantes
ristra (current term)
ristras
ristretto
ristrettos
risus
risus caninus
risus sardonicus
risuses
rit
rit.
ritanserin
ritard
ritardando
ritardandos
ritards

Literary usage of Ristra

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1. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1857)
"Length ui' the body <;J lines: of the 14 lines. a. Ega. From Mr. Bates' collection. Genus ristra. /arm. Corpus vix robustum. ..."

2. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1885)
"... virtutem)" — ristra. 1 2 Cor. VI • г Cor. iy. 18. * i Cor. ii. 9; cf. Isa. btiv. 4. anees and species of things to the Creator, as to its Lord and Maker ..."

3. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"... making one braid (Spanish ristra) of blue ears, another of white, and so on. It is recognized that a crop of corn will always be more or less mixed in ..."

4. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"to prefer the variant ristra over the older, and more strongly entrenched riestra, plus the few other words whose phonetic structure resembled it in some ..."

5. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"to prefer the variant ristra over the older, and more strongly entrenched riestra, plus the few other words whose phonetic structure resembled it in some ..."

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