from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A sharp, narrow mountain ridge or spur.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A sharp ridge or rocky spur of a mountain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Geog.) An acute and rugged crest of a mountain range or a subsidiary ridge between two mountain gorges.
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- noun geology A very thin
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- noun a sharp narrow ridge found in rugged mountains
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, from Old French areste, fishbone, spine, from Late Latin arista, awn, fishbone, from Latin, awn.]
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Borrowing from French arête, from Latin arista.
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