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stipitate

[ stip-i-teyt ]
/ ˈstɪp ɪˌteɪt /
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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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