stipitate

[ stip-i-teyt ]
/ ˈstɪp ɪˌteɪt /

adjective

having or supported by a stipe: a stipitate ovary.

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Origin of stipitate

1775–85; < New Latin stīpitātus, equivalent to stīpit- (stem of stīpes) stipe + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for stipitate

stipitate
/ (ˈstɪpɪˌteɪt) /

adjective

botany possessing or borne on the end of a stipe

Word Origin for stipitate

C18: from New Latin stīpitātus having a stalk, from Latin stīpes; see stipe
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