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n. pl. aris·tae (-tē) or aris·tas
A bristlelike part or appendage, such as the awn of grains and grasses or the process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies.
a·ris′tate (-tāt) adj.
n Ayurvedic method of medicine preparation that uses natural fermentation, similar to arava. Instead of using herbal juice, however, the herbs are infused or decocted in water; to this aqueous extract are added jaggery (raw cane sugar) and dried forest-flame bush flowers (containing yeast). See also arava.