[ stahy-puh l ]
/ ˈstaɪ pəl /
a secondary stipule situated at the base of a leaflet of a compound leaf.
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Origin of stipel
OTHER WORDS FROM stipelsti·pel·late [stahy-pel-it, -eyt, stahy-puh-lit, -leyt] /staɪˈpɛl ɪt, -eɪt, ˈstaɪ pə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/, adjective
Words nearby stipel
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Example sentences from the Web for stipel
In the normal leaf of this plant there is between the bases of the pinnæ, a small reddish gland or stipel?Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
British Dictionary definitions for stipel
/ (ˈstaɪpəl) /
a small paired leaflike structure at the base of certain leaflets; secondary stipule
Derived forms of stipelstipellate (staɪˈpɛlɪt, -eɪt), adjective
Word Origin for stipel
C19: via New Latin from Latin stipula, diminutive of stīpes a log
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