Stipe meaning

stīp
A supporting stalk or stemlike structure, especially the stalk of a pistil, the petiole of a fern frond, or the stalk that supports the cap of a mushroom.
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(bot.) A usually short, thick stem, as.
  • The stalk of a mushroom.
  • The petiole of a fern frond.
  • A stalklike extension of the receptacle of a spermatophyte.
  • The stemlike part supporting the thallus in certain algae.
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A supporting stalk or stemlike structure, especially the stalk of a pistil, the petiole of a fern frond, or the stalk that supports the cap of a mushroom.
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A supporting stalk or stemlike structure, especially the stalk of a pistil, the petiole of a fern frond, or the stalk that supports the cap of a mushroom.
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The stem of a mushroom, kelp, etc.
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The trunk of a tree.
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The caudicle within the pollinarium of an orchid flower.
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The petiole of the frond of a fern or palm.
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Origin of stipe

  • French from Latin stīpes post

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin stipes a stock, post, branch: compare French stipe.

    From Wiktionary