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Meaning of STIPE

Pronunciation:  stIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  supporting stalk or stemlike structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
 

STIPE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: stalk, stem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stipe\, n. [L. stipes a stock, post, branch: cf. F.
stipe.] (Bot.)
(a) The stalk or petiole of a frond, as of a fern.
(b) The stalk of a pistil.
(c) The trunk of a tree.
(d) The stem of a fungus or mushroom.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A small stalk; in ferns, the petiole of a frond; in algae, the cylindrical basal portion of a thallus.
 

 

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