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stipe

 (stīp)
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.

[French, from Latin stīpes, post.]

stipe

(staɪp)
n
1. (Botany) a stalk in plants that bears reproductive structures, esp the stalk bearing the cap of a mushroom
2. (Botany) the stalk that bears the leaflets of a fern or the thallus of a seaweed
3. (Zoology) zoology any stalklike part; stipes
[C18: via French from Latin stīpes tree trunk; related to Latin stīpāre to pack closely; see stiff]

stipe

(staɪp)

n.
1. a stalk or slender support, as the petiole of a fern frond, the stem supporting the pileus of a mushroom, or a stalklike elongation of the receptacle of a flower.
2. stipes.
[1775–85; < French < Latin stīpes post, tree trunk or branch, log]

stipe

- A stalk or stem of a seaweed, fungus, or fern frond.
See also related terms for stalk.
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Noun1.stipe - supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom capstipe - supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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