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Definition of stemmed

: having a stem usually used in combinationlong-stemmed roses

Examples of stemmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Strain into a stemmed glass and garnish with a lemon twist, herb sprig, or a salty touch like an olive, onion, or pickled vegetable. Alia Akkam, House Beautiful, "A Guide to Celebrating Holidays and Birthdays at Home," 4 May 2020 The black-stemmed white wood aster was putting out the last of its little daisies. Washington Post, "How the National Arboretum got its ferns and became a civic treasure," 29 Oct. 2019 There is an actual Piaget rose—a long-stemmed bloom, bred in the early 1980s, notable for its hot pink color, heady scent, and a lushness often compared to a peony’s. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Stellene’s Most Wanted: Piaget," 6 Dec. 2019 And if that’s not amazing enough for you, consider the red-stemmed dogwood (Cornus sericea) and its close cousins. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "A look inside how some plants are able to tolerate the cold Kentucky winters," 15 Nov. 2019 Sandi unzipped a black bag dotted with stemmed cherries., "is because you’re. . . . focusing on the negative.”," 26 Sep. 2019 These are the same controlling parents that Pamela, a tough-stemmed flower, ran away from home to escape and did not speak to for many years. New York Times, "With ‘Doxology,’ Nell Zink Delivers Her Most Ambitious and Expansive Novel Yet," 19 Aug. 2019 Rustic willow obelisk: Made from natural willow, this piece has a casual look and can be used as a support for long-stemmed or climbing plants. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Colorful, whimsical or classic, yard art can enhance your garden’s overall appeal," 3 July 2019 On this occasion, Amber filled a kitschy glass vase shaped like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and various old silver creamers with short-stemmed roses, peonies and ranunculus sourced from the Piazza della Repubblica market in Florence. Laura Rysman, New York Times, "How to Host a Relaxed, Italian-Style Late Lunch," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of stemmed

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Stemmed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stemmed

: having a stem


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: having a stem long-stemmed roses

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