stirp

noun
\ ˈstərp How to pronounce stirp (audio) \

Definition of stirp

: a line descending from a common ancestor : stock, lineage

First Known Use of stirp

1502, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stirp

Latin stirp-, stirps

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“Stirp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stirp. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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