chistera

noun
chis·​te·​ra | \ chiˈsterə \
plural -s

Definition of chistera

: a wicker scoop used by a jai alai player

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History and Etymology for chistera

Spanish, from Basque xistera basket, chistera, from Latin cistella, diminutive of cista box, chest, basket

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“Chistera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chistera. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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