Also found in: Thesaurus.


1. Archaic The red color of a coarse woolen cloth sometimes used for undergarments.
2. Obsolete A coarse woolen cloth for undergarments.

[Probably alteration of stamin, from Middle English stamyn, from Old French estamine, from Vulgar Latin *stāminea, from Latin, feminine of stāmineus, consisting of threads, from stāmen, stāmin-, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Textiles) a coarse woollen cloth in former use for undergarments, etc, and usually dyed red
2. (Colours) the bright red colour of this cloth
[C16: from Old French estamin, from Latin stāmineus made of threads, from stāmen a thread; see stamen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stammel - a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
References in periodicals archive ?
Christian Stammel, CEO of Wearable Technologies AG, a well-known wearable tech company from Germany, was a speaker at the seminar "WT| Wearable Technologies Session".
According to Christian Stammel, CEO and Founder Navispace AG, and co-initiator of the M2M Challenge: “Engerati is a great partner for the M2M Challenge.
Student Jared Stammel said that the presence of women "undoubtedly gave a big stimulus to the event.