piste

noun \ ˈpēst \
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of piste

: trail; especially : a downhill ski trail

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Origin and Etymology of piste

French, from Middle French, from Old Italian pista, from pistare to trample down, pound — more at piston


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  • : a downhill ski trail


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