stipel definition by Webster's New World
a small or secondary stipule at the base of a leaflet
Origin: Modern Latin diminutive of stipula, stipule
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- stipellate adjective
stipel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A minute stipule at the base of a leaflet.
Origin: New Latin stipella, diminutive of stipula, stipule; see stipule.
- sti·pelˈlate adjective