mul·​ti·​stemmed ˌməl-tē-ˈstemd How to pronounce multistemmed (audio)
: having more than two stems or branches
a multistemmed tree

Examples of multistemmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The patio is interspersed with small, multistemmed trees, but the building provides plenty of shade. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multistemmed was in 1940

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“Multistemmed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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