arista definition

  • noun:
    • A bristlelike component or appendage, including the awn of grains and grasses or perhaps the process near the tip of this antenna of specific flies.
    • the fibrils found on grains or fishes.
    • An awn.
    • In botany, an awn (which see).
    • In zoology, an awn or tactile filament after the antenna of an insect, like in some Diptera.
    • bristlelike procedure near the tip regarding the antenna of certain flies
    • A bristlelike component or appendage, like the awn of grains and grasses or the procedure close to the tip associated with antenna of particular flies.
    • the fibrils entirely on grains or fishes.
    • An awn.
    • In botany, an awn (which see).
    • In zoology, an awn or tactile filament at the end of the antenna of an insect, like in some Diptera.
    • bristlelike procedure near the tip for the antenna of certain flies

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