[ mey-reez, -rees ]
/ meɪˈriz, -ˈris /
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(on a stemmed glass) a flat, sharp-edged knop joining the stem to the bowl or foot.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called collar.
Origin of merese
First recorded in 1920–25; origin uncertain
Words nearby merese
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