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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the stems removed.
  • adj. Provided with a stem or a specific type of stem. Often used in combination: stemmed goblets; long-stemmed roses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a stem.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with or bearing a stem: used chiefly in composition: as, a straight-stemmed plant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination
  • adj. having the stem removed
  • adj. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground

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