stipitiform

/ˈstɪpətəfɔm/ (say 'stipuhtuhfawm)

adjective
having the form of a stipe.
{Latin stīpit-, stem of stīpes log + -i-1 + -form}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Stipitiform — Stip i*ti*form, a. [Stipes + form.] (Bot.) Having the shape of a stalk; stalklike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stipitiform — /stip i teuh fawrm /, adj. having the form of a stipe. [1855 60; stipit (see STIPITATE) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • stipitiform — stip·i·ti·form …   English syllables

  • stipitiform — adjective see stipiform …   Useful english dictionary

  • stipe — n. Bot. & Zool. a stalk or stem, esp. the support of a carpel, the stalk of a frond, the stem of a fungus, or an eye stalk. Derivatives: stipiform adj. stipitate adj. stipitiform adj. Etymology: F f. L stipes: see STIPES …   Useful english dictionary

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