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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arete  \A`r[^e]te"\,  n.  [F.,  lit.,  a  sharp  fish  bone,  ridge, 
  sharp  edge,  fr  L.  arista  beard  of  grain.]  (Geog.) 
  An  acute  and  rugged  crest  of  a  mountain  range  or  a  subsidiary 
  ridge  between  two  mountain  gorges. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arete 
  n  :  a  sharp  narrow  ridge  found  in  rugged  mountains 




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