noun \ˈsti-(ˌ)pyül\

Definition of STIPULE

:  either of a pair of appendages borne at the base of the petiole in many plants

Origin of STIPULE

New Latin stipula, from Latin, stalk; akin to Latin stipes tree trunk
First Known Use: circa 1793


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