- sterculia gum,
Origin of stere
Origin of stereo-
Examples from the Web for stere
The theoretical unit of volume is the stere, which is a cubic meter.The Style Book of The Detroit News|The Detroit News
Word Origin for stere
sometimes before a vowel stere-
Word Origin for stereo-
unit of the metric system for solid measure, 1798, from French stère "unit of volume equal to one cubic meter," from Greek stereos "solid," from PIE root *ster- "stiff, rigid" (see sterile).
word-forming element, before vowels stere-, from comb. form of Greek stereos "solid" (see stereotype).