stemmery

[ stem-uh-ree ]
/ ˈstɛm ə ri /

noun, plural stem·mer·ies.

a factory or other place where tobacco leaves are stripped.

Nearby words

  1. stemhead,
  2. stemma,
  3. stemmata,
  4. stemmed,
  5. stemmer,
  6. stemson,
  7. stemware,
  8. stemwinder,
  9. stemwinding,
  10. sten

Origin of stemmery

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; stem1 + -ery

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019