noun, plural stir·pes [stur-peez]. /ˈstɜr piz/.
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Origin of stirps
Example sentences from the Web for stirps
In the absence of these, equality ruled between individuals; they shared 'per capita,' and not 'per stirpes.'The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm
Indeed we need not care whether the division per stirpes or per capita, our share is not the less in either case.Americanisms and Briticisms|Brander Matthews
He published Stirpes Nov, a splendid book, and was engaged in preparing a work on English plants.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
These subtribes are both further resolvable into two or more races (Stirpes).An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby