Definition of cesta in English:

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cesta

Pronunciation: /ˈsestə/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A wicker basket used in the game of jai alai to catch and throw the ball.
Example sentences
  • A Jai-Alai player's confidence, or lack of it, in his cesta can vastly affect the way he plays.
  • If a player doesn't feel comfortable with a given cesta, he most likely won't play well on the court.
  • When a player finds a cesta he really likes, it can greatly help breed success.

Origin

Spanish.

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Syllabification: ces·ta

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