noun, plural stir·pes [stur-peez]. /ˈstɜr piz/.
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The principal characters of the story, belonging to the stirps Muciana, are purely imaginary.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Among the Iroquois descent was never reckoned through the male line, the stirps being always a woman.The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha|Ellen H. Walworth
Some took the additional name from the stirps instead of from the gns, that is, from the cognmen instead of from the nmen.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston