noun, plural stro·ma·ta [stroh-muh-tuh] /ˈstroʊ mə tə/.
Origin of stroma
Examples from the Web for stromata
But S. Clement, in his Stromata, translates "every man," as "the whole man."Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries|Annie Besant
Stromata, II, 4: "ἐκ δὲ αἰσθήσεως καὶ τοῦ νοῦ ἡ τῆς ἐπιστήμης συνίσταται οὐσία κοινὸν δὲ νοῦ τε καὶ αἰσθήσεως τὸ ἐναργές."The Basis of Early Christian Theism|Lawrence Thomas Cole
The fifth and sixth books of the "Stromata" turn entirely upon the perfection of gnosticism.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
"It is sufficient," he said, pushing the Stromata back into his pocket.The Queen Pedauque|Anatole France
The first passage which he points out is found in the Stromata of Clement of Alexandria.Supernatural Religion, Vol. II. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
British Dictionary definitions for stromata
noun plural -mata (-mətə) biology
Word Origin for stroma
Word Origin and History for stromata
1832, in anatomy, plural stromae, Modern Latin, from Latin stroma "bed covering," from Greek stroma "anything spread out for lying or sitting on" (see structure (n.)).