from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the stems removed.
  • adjective Provided with a stem or a specific type of stem. Often used in combination.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a stem.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stem.

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

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


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