stem·​my | \ ˈste-mē How to pronounce stemmy (audio) \
stemmier; stemmiest

Definition of stemmy

1 : abounding in stems
2 of wine : having a bitter aftertaste

Examples of stemmy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They can be cooked gently over slow-fading coals -- a good way to tenderize thick, stemmy vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, or asparagus that need a little more time. oregonlive, "Fire up the grill: Memorial Day is a great time to break out of your cooking rut with 7 great recipes," 22 May 2020

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First Known Use of stemmy

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stemmy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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