: having a stem
usually used in combination
long-stemmed roses

Examples of stemmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lego Roses Building Kit Most of Lego’s floral sets are intended for teens and adults (including the iconic bouquet from Abbott Elementary, which is currently on sale), but this stemmed roses set is totally kid-friendly. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 7 Feb. 2024 Very happy for the creative success of it, and also more than a little bummed about Broadway as even more of a luxury product — complete with stemmed glassware at the Hudson. Vulture Staff, Vulture, 20 Oct. 2023 Double strain into a short stemmed glass to remove all watermelon pulp. Judy Revenaugh, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 Served in stemmed glasses, these silky smooth Italian custards make an elegant ending to any meal. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 22 Sep. 2023 The chair blossoms from a base reminiscent of a stemmed wine glass, a look that’s both playful and stylish. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2023 At the Up & Up in Greenwich Village, the cocktail menu has both illustrations and a key showing rocks, highball and stemmed glasses. Becky Hughes, New York Times, 28 Aug. 2023 Available in a variety of styles and shapes — like Bordeaux, Burgundy, Sauvignon blanc, or sparkling — stemmed or stemless — these chic glasses are even cheaper than some other sets that only offer two glasses. Laura Denby, Peoplemag, 16 July 2023 Staller starts her how-to video by blitzing up a blender sauce that includes a carton of yogurt (plain or vanilla), three stemmed strawberries, and a drizzle of honey. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stemmed was in 1576

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“Stemmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stemmed. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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