What does stipe mean?

stipe meaning in General Dictionary

promoting stalk or stem-like construction specially of a pistil or fern frond or encouraging a mushroom limit

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  • The stalk or petiole of a frond as of a fern
  • The stalk or petiole of a frond, as of a fern.
  • The stalk of a pistil.
  • The trunk area of a tree.
  • The stem of a fungus or mushroom.

stipe meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"stalk of a plant," 1785, from French stipe, from Latin stipes "log, post, tree trunk area" (see stiff (adj.)).

Sentence Examples with the word stipe

In Laminariaceae there is a distinction of stipe and blade.

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