noun \ə-ˈris-tə\
plural aris·tae\-(ˌ)tē, -ˌtī\ or aris·tas

Definition of ARISTA

:  a bristlelike structure or appendage
aris·tate \-ˌtāt\ adjective

Origin of ARISTA

New Latin, from Latin, beard of grain
First Known Use: 1691

Rhymes with ARISTA


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