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stipes

stipes is a plural form of stipe

stipe

Definition:

a supporting stalk or stem-like structure, especially of a pistil or fern frond, or supporting a mushroom cap

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

stipes

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

via French from Latin stīpes tree trunk; related to Latin stīpāre to pack...
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

stipe | stipes [synonym, sense-specific]

a stalk in plants that bears reproductive structures, especially the stalk bearing the cap of a mushroom | the stalk that bears the leaflets of a fern ... (26 of 245 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/stipe

Merriam-Webster:

stipe | stiped [adjective, related]

a usually short stalk of a plant or fungus: as ; the stem supporting the cap of a fungus ; a part that is similar to a stipe and connects the holdfast ... (32 of 98 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/stipe

Wikipedia:

Stipe [disambiguation]

may refer to: Stipe (botany) | Stipe (mycology) | Stipe (given name) | Michael Stipe, lead singer of American rock band R.E.M | Gene Stipe, U.S. politician from Oklahoma (25 of 67 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Stipe

Oxford Dictionary:

stipe

Syllabification: (stipe) | [botany] | a stalk or stem, especially the stem of a seaweed or fungus or the stalk of a fern frond. (22 of 51 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/stipe

stipe [botany]

a stalk or stem, especially the stem of a seaweed or fungus or the stalk of a fern frond (19 of 48 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/stipe

New World Dictionary:

stipe

[botany] a usually short, thick stem, as ; the stalk of a mushroom ; the ... | [zoology] "stipes" (18 of 51 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stipe

Random House Dictionary:

stipe

[botany, mycology] a stalk or slender support, as the petiole of a fern ... | [zoology] a stemlike part, as a footstalk; stalk. (22 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/stipe

American Heritage Dictionary:

stipe

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 ... (27 of 37 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stipe

Wiktionary:

stipe | stipes [plural]

The stem of a mushroom, kelp, etc. | The trunk of a tree. (12 of 13 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stipe

Britannica Encyclopedia:

stem [plant]

in botany, the plant axis that bears buds and shoots with leaves and, at its basal end, roots. The stem is the stalk of a plant or the main trunk of a ... (32 of 945 words, 4 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/565188​/stem

Columbia Encyclopedia:

stem

supporting structure of a plant, serving also to conduct and to store food materials. The stems of herbaceous and of woody plants differ: those of ... (25 of 336 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0846637​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

stalk [verb] | stalked [past tense] | stalking [present participle] | stalks [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive] to walk in a way that shows you feel angry or offended | [transitive] to hunt a person or animal by following them without being seen | ... (26 of 158 words, 4 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/stalk 7

stalk [countable] | stalks [plural]

a long thin part of a plant with a flower, fruit, or leaf at the end ; a long thin part of an object or animal that supports something on the end of ... (33 of 58 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/stalk

Cambridge Dictionary:

stalk [entry 1]

the main stem of a plant, or the narrow stem that joins leaves, flowers or fruit to the main stem of a plant | a narrow structure that supports a part ... (30 of 61 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stalk 1

stalk [entry 2]

to follow an animal or person as closely as possible without being seen or heard, usually in order to catch or kill them | to illegally follow and ... (27 of 90 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stalk 2

stalk [entry 3]

to walk in an angry or proud way (8 of 33 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stalk 3

Encarta Dictionary:

stipe | stipes [plural]

the stalk of a mushroom or fern | Same as stipes (sense 1) (sense 2) (14 of 39 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861715127​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

stipe

First use: 18th century

Origin: via French from Latin stīpes tree trunk; related to Latin stīpāre to pack closely; see stiff

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/stipe

Merriam-Webster:

stipe

First use: 1785

Origin: New Latin stipes, from Latin, tree trunk; akin to Latin stipare to press together

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/stipe

New World Dictionary:

stipe

Origin: French from Latin stipes, log, stock, trunk of a tree: see "stiff"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stipe

Oxford Dictionary:

stipe

First use: late 18th century

Origin: French, from Latin stipes (see "stipes")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/stipe

Wiktionary:

stipe | stipes [plural]

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

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stipe

American Heritage Dictionary:

stipe

Origin: French, from Latin stīpes, post.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stipe

Encarta Dictionary:

stipe | stipes [plural]

First use: Late 18th century

Origin: French from Latin stipes "post, log"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861715127​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

stipe

Audio: British English pronunciation of "stipe"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/stipe

the Free Dictionary:

stipe

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "stipe"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "stipe"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "stipe" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/stipe

Google Dictionary:

stipe | stipes [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "stipe"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=stipe

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

stipe

Audio: North American pronunciation of "stipe"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=stipe​001 word=stipe

YourDictionary Audio:

stipe

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "stipe" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stipe

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