Definition of hestî
from Proto-Indo-European root *ost- "bone,"
from Avestan asti, asta "bone",
Greek ostrakon "oyster shell",
Latin os (genitive ossis) "bone," osseus "bony, of bone",
It forms: osseous; ossicle; ossuary; ossifrage; ossify; osteo-; osteology; osteopathy; ostracism; ostracize; oyster; periosteum.
Updated on January 2, 2023