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stemmer

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[ stem-er ]
/ ˈstɛm ər /
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noun
a person who removes stems.
a device for removing stems, as from tobacco, grapes, etc.
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Origin of stemmer

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First recorded in 1890–95; stem1 + -er1

Other definitions for stemmer (2 of 2)

stemmer2
[ stem-er ]
/ ˈstɛm ər /

noun
an implement for stemming or tamping.

Origin of stemmer

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First recorded in 1855–60; stem2 + -er1
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