Definition of Rasta

1. Noun. Follower of Rastafarianism.

Exact synonyms: Rastafarian
Group relationships: Rastafari, Rastas
Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple
Derivative terms: Rastafarian



Definition of Rasta

1. Proper noun. Rastafari. ¹

2. Noun. belonging to an originally Jamaican sect regarding Blacks as chosen people, and the Jamaican national colors and the leaf of the marijuana plant as symbols ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rasta

1. a member of a West Indian cult [n RASTA]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rasta

Ras Tafari Makonnen
Rascolnik
Rascolniks
Rashomon effect
Rasht
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
Rask
Raskolnik
Raskolnikov
Raskolniks
Rasmus Christian Rask
Rasmussen
Rasmussen's aneurysm
Rasputin
Rasputinesque
Rasta
Rastafari
Rastafarian
Rastafarianism
Rastafarians
Rastaman
Rastamen
Rastas
Rastelli's operation
Rastus
Rathke's bundles
Rathke's cleft cyst
Rathke's diverticulum
Rathke's pouch
Rathke's pouch tumour

Literary usage of Rasta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to St Vincent, Grenada and the Grenadines by Cindy Kilgorie Brown, Alan Moore (2003)
"Everyone has their own image of what a rasta is, chiefly from the major influence of ... An orthodox rasta eats neither meat nor fish and takes no alcohol. ..."

2. Indigenous Knowledge and Its Uses in SA by Hans Normann, Ina Snyman (1996)
"The first seller was Maria; the second is referred to as rasta. ... Case of rasta. rasta, aged 32, sells bunches of indigenous plant materials on a sidewalk ..."

3. The Polish Peasant in Europe and America; Monograph of an Immigrant Group by William Isaac Thomas, Florian Znaniecki (1918)
"The rasta and the cabotin have to be distinguished from the snob and the hypocrite. ... Both lack one interesting feature of the rasta and cabotin, ..."

4. The Polish Peasant in Europe and America; Monograph of an Immigrant Group by William Isaac Thomas, Florian Znaniecki (1918)
"The rasta and the cabotin have to be distinguished from the snob and the hypocrite. ... Both lack one interesting feature of the rasta and cabotin, ..."

5. Teutonic Mythology by Jacob Grimm, James Steven Stallybrass (1883)
"44*), more commonly B!f-rost (OHG. would be pipa- rasta) the quivering tract, for rost, Goth, and OHG. rasta, means a definite distance, like mile or league ..."

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