Wallace (Earle) 1909–93, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
stegnosis steg·no·sis (stěg-nō’sĭs) n. A stoppage of a secretion. A constriction or stenosis.
stegnotic steg·not·ic (stěg-nŏt’ĭk) adj. Astringent or constipating. n. An agent that is astringent or constipating.
1. a combining form meaning “cover,” used in the formation of compound words: stegosaur. verb to hide information by embedding it inside ordinary text or images Word Origin Greek steganos ‘covered’ Usage Note computing
noun 1. any extinct elephantlike mammal of the genus Stegodon, from the late Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs, usually considered to be directly ancestral to the modern elephant. noun 1. any proboscidean mammal of the genus Stegodon, of Pliocene to Pleistocene times, similar to the mastodons