Definition of Aristate

1. a. Having a pointed, beardlike process, as the glumes of wheat; awned.



Definition of Aristate

1. Adjective. (botany of leaves) Having a long bristle at its apex. ¹

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Definition of Aristate

1. arista [adj] - See also: arista

Medical Definition of Aristate

1. Having a stiff, bristle-like appendage or tip. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aristate

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aristate (current term)
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Literary usage of Aristate

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1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"... acuminate, pale ; lemma densely clothed with long silky hairs, the aristate teeth more than i the entire length of the lemma, awn 12-15 mm. long. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... calyx-tube about the length of the pedicel, the limb nearly equal to the tube, with very short ovate and aristate lobes. Eu. and Amer., along the sea ..."

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