\ ˈstemd \

Definition of stemmed

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

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Yaz Bukey, whimsically dressed as a green-stemmed, bright pink flower, found a happy resting place in a splendid gilded throne that turned out to have once belonged to her great-grandfather, the mischievous King Farouk of Egypt. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Hamish Bowles Attends Serdar Gülgün’s Opulent Ottoman Ball in Istanbul," 4 Feb. 2019 Wolf Pecher, an associate professor at the University of Baltimore, leads Dan to the rare native plant, the purple-stemmed cliff brake, discovered growing in a railroad bridge abutment during a recent biodiversity survey in the Jones Falls Valley. Dan Rodricks,, "What's growing in Baltimore: purple cliff brakes and 100 orchards," 11 June 2018 Asparagus: These green-stemmed beauties are the markets’ way of saying that spring has sprung, and March and April are best times to get a bunch. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "What’s in season now at S.A. farmers markets," 28 Feb. 2018 God forbid your cocktail is served in a stemmed glass. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "Bar Star: Alex Coon of Izakaya Japanese Pub," 21 Feb. 2018 Cook until aromatic, about 30 seconds, then add 1 bunch of stemmed and torn Tuscan kale, Swiss chard, collards or other greens in batches until slightly wilted. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Citrus, chicories and the winter farmers’ markets," 2 Feb. 2018 There is an actual piaget rose — a long-stemmed bloom, bred in the early 1980s, notable for its hot pink color and heady scent, and a lushness often compared to a peony's. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Ring Around the Roses," 4 Jan. 2013 Des Lauriers often finds stemmed points, a style of spear point found from Japan to Peru and perhaps used on the island to hunt sea mammals and native pygmy deer. Lizzie Wade, Science | AAAS, "Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it," 10 Aug. 2017 INGREDIENTS: 3 tsp olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts (pignoli) 1 lb penne pasta 3 large cloves garlic, slivered 1 1/4 lb red Swiss chard (or a mix of white-, yellow- and red-stemmed chards), stems cut in 1-in. Elle Decor Staff, ELLE Decor, "Penne with Chard & Pine Nuts," 27 Sep. 2007

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1576, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of stemmed

: having a stem


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Kids Definition of stemmed

: having a stem long-stemmed roses

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