Definition of stipe
: a usually short stalk of a plant or fungus: such asa : the stem supporting the cap of a fungusb : a part that is similar to a stipe and connects the holdfast and blade of a frondose algac : the petiole of a fern frondd : a prolongation of the receptacle beneath the ovary of a seed plant
stipedplay \ˈstīpt\ adjective
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For more than an hour, Kern and Heifetz slice stipes and shuttle back and forth to offload totes of kelp to Hamilton aboard the Dial.
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