noun, plural stelai
[stee-lahy] /ˈsti laɪ/ (Show IPA), steles
[stee-leez, steelz] /ˈsti liz, stilz/ (Show IPA)
an upright stone slab or pillar bearing an inscription or design and serving as a monument, marker, or the like.
Architecture. a prepared surface on the face of a building, a rock, etc., bearing an inscription or the like.
(in ancient Rome) a burial stone.
Botany. the central cylinder or cylinders of vascular and related tissue in the stem, root, petiole, leaf, etc., of the higher plants.
noun (pl) stelae (ˈstiːliː), steles (ˈstiːlɪz; stiːlz)
an upright stone slab or column decorated with figures or inscriptions, common in prehistoric times
a prepared vertical surface that has a commemorative inscription or design, esp one on the face of a building
the conducting tissue of the stems and roots of plants, which is in the form of a cylinder, principally containing xylem, phloem, and pericycle See also protostele, siphonostele
The central core of primary vascular tissues in the stem or root of a vascular plant, consisting of xylem and phloem together with pith.
noun 1. a shelter for cattle or sheep built on moorland or hillsides
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noun 1. Polaris.
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