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stipitate

[stip-i-teyt]
adjective
  1. 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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Historical Examples of stipitate

  • The sporophores are inclined to be simple, stipitate and dendroid.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • The aerial fructification and stipitate habit of the higher forms tends in the same direction.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • The sporangia in the same cluster are stipitate and sessile, ovoid and spherical.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • A very well marked species, easily recognized, at least when stipitate, by its remarkable discoid or lenticular sporangia.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • It is a stipitate licea, or a lid-covered cribraria; perhaps nearer the former.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride


British Dictionary definitions for stipitate

stipitate

adjective
  1. botany possessing or borne on the end of a stipe
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Word Origin for stipitate

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