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merese

[ mey-reez, -rees ]
/ meɪˈriz, -ˈris /
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noun

(on a stemmed glass) a flat, sharp-edged knop joining the stem to the bowl or foot.

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Origin of merese

First recorded in 1920–25; origin uncertain
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