noun, plural stipites
[stip-i-teez] /ˈstɪp ɪˌtiz/ (Show IPA)
Zoology. the second joint in a maxilla of crustaceans and insects.
Botany, Mycology. a stipe.
Botany, Mycology. a stalk or slender support, as the petiole of a fern frond, the stem supporting the pileus of a mushroom, or a stalklike elongation of the receptacle of a flower.
Zoology. a stemlike part, as a footstalk; stalk.
noun (zoology) (pl) stipites (ˈstɪpɪˌtiːz)
the second maxillary segment in insects and crustaceans
the eyestalk of a crab or similar crustacean
any similar stemlike structure
a stalk in plants that bears reproductive structures, esp the stalk bearing the cap of a mushroom
the stalk that bears the leaflets of a fern or the thallus of a seaweed
(zoology) any stalklike part; stipes
A supporting stalk or stemlike structure, especially the stalk of a pistil, the petiole of a fern frond, or the stalk that supports the cap of a mushroom.
adjective 1. having or supported by a stipe: a stipitate ovary. adjective 1. (botany) possessing or borne on the end of a stipe
adjective 1. having the form of a stipe.
noun, plural stipos. 1. a tall, ornate, Italian desk with a drop lid.
verb (used with object), stippled, stippling. 1. to paint, engrave, or draw by means of dots or small touches. noun, Also, stippling 2. the method of painting, engraving, etc., by stippling. 3. stippled work; a painting, engraving, or the like, executed by means of dots or small spots. verb (transitive) 1. to draw, engrave, or […]