stem·​less | \ ˈstem-ləs How to pronounce stemless (audio) \

Definition of stemless

: having no stem : acaulescent

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Position stemless medium white pumpkin inside bottom section of big pumpkin for body; top with skull. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "50+ Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Halloween," 25 July 2018 Grab a bottle of wine (it’s BYOB) and your mother and paint your own stemmed or stemless glassware on Friday (6-9 p.m.) or Saturday (7-10 p.m.). Clare Miers, star-telegram, "Break out of your normal Mother's Day routine with these different experiences | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 8 May 2018 Strain into stemless wine glass with one large square ice cube. Megan Wyatt, ajc, "This gourmet Tabasco sauce will set tongues and wallets on fire," 23 Apr. 2018 That said, if you are drawn to stemless glasses, follow your desires. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "One Wine Glass to Rule Them All," 16 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of stemless

1753, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stemless was in 1753

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