noun ras·tik \ˈrastə̇k\
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Definition of rastik



  1. :  any of various hair dyes: such as a :  a paste made formerly from nutgalls roasted with copper and iron filings and oil b :  a mixture containing pyrogallol and a metallic salt (as ferrous sulfate)

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Origin and Etymology of rastik

Turkish rastik, from Persian rāsukht

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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