American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steep ascent.
- n. In botany, a stalk or support of some sort, the word being variously employed. In flowering plants, the stalk formed by the receptacle or some part of it, or by a carpel. To distinguish further this kind of stipe, various other terms are employed, as thecaphore, gynophore, gonophore, anthophore, gynobase, and carpophore. See cut under
- n. In anatomy, a stem: applied to two branches, anterior and posterior, of the zygal or paroccipital fissure of the brain.
- n. In zoology, a stipes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The stalk or petiole of a frond, as of a fern.
- n. The stalk of a pistil.
- n. The trunk of a tree.
- n. The stem of a fungus or mushroom.
- n. supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
- Latin stipes a stock, post, branch: compare French stipe. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Latin stīpes, post. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The trunk, sometimes called a stipe, is the stem of the palm.”
“The cap of a basidiomycete, an expanded structure at the top of the stipe that bears the hymenium (gills, etc.) on its undersurface.”
“I am a magistrate and welcome the opportunity to sit through a Court 1″ list sometime and explain, case by case how we (and there are three of us, I am not a stipe/DJ) decide what to do.”
“If you want the US to surrender/withdraw however your political stipe demands that you phrase it leave the kind general out of that decision.”
“Marks and Spencer have a nice double stipe shirt in aqua/grey, which would look good with a plain tie.”
“Is stipe contentus, et hi asses integros sibi multiplicari jubent.”
“Do you have anything to say about candy stipe or watermelon or are they about radishes. you guys blog about what you think you know but u have no idea”
“But what is this dark green and black stipe in the middle of the map?”
“Nevertheless, it is veriform, that because Mammona doth not supergurgitate anything in my loculs, that I am somewhat rare and lent to supererogate the elemosynes to those egents that hostially queritate their stipe.”
“· Agaricus species have a pileus which is smooth, free gills, stipe with a ring (left when the cap breaks away), and brown spores.”
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