You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
New Latin, from exo- + Late Greek stēma stamen, from Greek, shaft, from histanai to cause to stand; from the exserted stamens
Keep scrolling for more
Cite this Entry
“Exostema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Exostema. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Farm Idioms Quiz
Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.
A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Top 10 Latin Phrases
Words from the week of 7/30/2021
Helping you navigate the road ahead
Let there be no delusion
A simple trick to keep them separate
How 'literally' can mean "figuratively"
How to use a word that (literally) drives some pe...
The awkward case of 'his or her'
How many do you know?
How many can you recall?
Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something a...
A game of winding words.