noun stere·ome \ˈsterēˌōm, ˈstir-\
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Definition of stereome



  1. :  mechanical or strengthening tissue: a :  rigid cellular tissue (such as sclerenchyma and collenchyma) of a plant — compare mestome b :  exoskeletal material of an invertebrate

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Origin and Etymology of stereome

German stereom, from Greek stereōma solid body, from stereoun to make solid, from stereos solid — more at stare

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a trip made at another's expense

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