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arti

noun
  1. Hinduism a ritual performed in homes and temples in which incense and light is offered to a deity
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Hindi
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Historical Examples

  • He reckons the Arti at twenty-four, whereas they numbered twenty-one.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)

    John Addington Symonds

  • Created by law in 1883, they have set before themselves some of the aims of the Arti of Florence, viz.

  • From the three arti maggiori were chosen six priors, in whose hands was placed the government of the republic.

  • No one who had not been matriculated into one of the Arti or commercial guilds could henceforth bear office in the state.

  • From this rich and interesting temple we passed to the Academia delle belle Arti.