stere

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See also: stéré and stère

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Etymology[edit]

From French stère, from Ancient Greek στερεος (stereos, solid), because the unit was used for solid commodities such as firewood.

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stere (plural steres) (obsolete)

  1. A measure of volume used e.g. for cut wood, equal to one cubic meter.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English stēor (steer), from Proto-Germanic *steuraz.

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stere (plural steres)

  1. steer, young bull
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English stēor (rudder), from Proto-Germanic *stiuriją.

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stere (plural steres)

  1. rudder, tiller, steering mechanism
  2. control, correction
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English stēora.

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  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /støːrə/
  • IPA(key): /steːr(ə)/, /stɛːr(ə)/

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stere (plural steres)

  1. leader, controller
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English steorra.

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stere (plural steres)

  1. Alternative form of sterre