stipe


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stipe

(stīp)
n.
A supporting stalk or stemlike structure, especially the stalk of a pistil, the petiole of a fern frond, or the stalk that supports the cap of a mushroom.

stipe

  1. the stalk of the thallus of a seaweed.
  2. the fruiting body of a fungus.