stipula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin stipula (stalk, stem). Doublet of stubble.

Noun[edit]

stipula (plural stipulas or stipulae or stipulæ)

  1. (botany) A stipule.
  2. (zoology) A newly sprouted feather.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for stipula in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Verb[edit]

stipula

  1. third-person singular past historic of stipuler

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

stipula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of stipulare
  2. second-person singular imperative of stipulare

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Ladin[edit]

Verb[edit]

stipula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of stipuler
  2. third-person plural present indicative of stipuler
  3. second-person singular imperative of stipuler

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *stipelā (straw), a diminutive form of Proto-Italic *stipā (stalk) from Proto-Indo-European *steyp- (be stiff, erect).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stipula f (genitive stipulae); first declension

  1. stalk (of plant)
    • Publius Vergilius Maro, Georgicon 1.311:
      frumenta in viridi stipula lactentia turgent
      milky corn is swelling on (its) green stalk
  2. stubble
  3. straw
  4. reed (played as a pipe)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stipula stipulae
Genitive stipulae stipulārum
Dative stipulae stipulīs
Accusative stipulam stipulās
Ablative stipulā stipulīs
Vocative stipula stipulae

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