\ ˈsteg\
plural -s

Definition of steg

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, British
: gander
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Definition of steg (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: stalk
variants: or stego-

Definition of steg- (Entry 3 of 3)

: covering plate or fold stegodon stegocarpous

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History and Etymology for steg


Middle English stegge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic steggi drake, gander

Intransitive verb

probably from steg entry 1

Combining form

Greek stegē, stegos roof, from stegein to cover

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