stipe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French stipe, from Latin stipes (a stock, post, branch).

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Noun[edit]

stipe (plural stipes)

  1. The stem of a mushroom, kelp, etc.
  2. The trunk of a tree.
  3. The caudicle within the pollinarium of an orchid flower
  4. The petiole of the frond of a fern or palm

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

stipe

  1. ablative singular of stips

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stipe c (plural stipen, diminutive stypke)

  1. support beam
  2. support, aid

Further reading[edit]

  • stipe (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011