Definitions for rastaˈræs tə, ˈrɑ stə; -ˈfɛər i, -ˈfɑr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ras•taˈræs tə, ˈrɑ stə; -ˈfɛər i, -ˈfɑr i(n.; adj.)(pl.)-tas also -ta•far•is

also Ras•ta•far•i

  1. (n.)a Rastafarian.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Religion

  2. Rastafarianism.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Religion

  3. (adj.)Rastafarian.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Religion

Origin of Rasta:

1950–55; by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rastafarian, Rasta(noun)

    follower of Rastafarianism

Wiktionary

  1. rasta(Noun)

    belonging to an originally Jamaican sect regarding Blacks as chosen people, and the Jamaican national colors and the leaf of the marijuana plant as symbols

  2. Rasta(ProperNoun)

    Rastafari.

  3. Origin: Short for Rastafarian or Rastafari

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