stipiform

adjective

sti·​pi·​form
ˈstīpəˌfȯrm
variants or less commonly stipitiform
ˈstipətəˌf-,
stə̇ˈpit-
: resembling a stipe or stipes : stalklike

Word History

Etymology

stipiform from New Latin stipiformis, from stipes stipe, stipes + Latin -iformis -iform; stipitiform from New Latin stipitiformis, from stipit-, stipes stipe, stipes + Latin -iformis -iform

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“Stipiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stipiform. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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