Skip to search.
Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

stip·ule  audio  (stpyl) KEY 

NOUN:
One of the usually small, paired appendages at the base of a leafstalk in certain plants, such as roses and beans.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin stipula, from Latin, stalk

OTHER FORMS:
stipuled(Adjective)


Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer