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stipel

[stahy-puh l] /ˈstaɪ pəl/
noun, Botany.
1.
a secondary stipule situated at the base of a leaflet of a compound leaf.
Origin of stipel
1815-1825
1815-25; < New Latin stipella, for Latin stipula (see stipule), with -ella replacing -ula -ule
Related forms
stipellate
[stahy-pel-it, -eyt, stahy-puh-lit, -leyt] /staɪˈpɛl ɪt, -eɪt, ˈstaɪ pə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • In the normal leaf of this plant there is between the bases of the pinnæ, a small reddish gland or stipel?

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters
British Dictionary definitions for stipel

stipel

/ˈstaɪpəl/
noun
1.
a small paired leaflike structure at the base of certain leaflets; secondary stipule
Derived Forms
stipellate (staɪˈpɛlɪt; -eɪt) adjective
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin stipula, diminutive of stīpes a log
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