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Noun
The stalk supporting a fruit, flower, or leaf, and attaching it to a larger branch, twig, or stalk
“I watched one bee make a bad landing, slip off, fall backwards, bounce off a branch in the stem of the flower, and land on her back on the ground.”
Noun
The main body or stalk of a plant or shrub, typically rising above ground but occasionally subterranean
“What really hurts is if they lay eggs on the ground under the plant or on the stem at ground level.”
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The front part of a vessel
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The leaves, stems, and shoots of a plant
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A horizontal, underground stem of some plants that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes
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A long, narrow part or section forming the handle of an object
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Shaft around which wheels rotate
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Something that is part of a whole
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The hollow stem of these plants
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The basic cause, source, or origin of something
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To stop or restrict (the flow of something)
“Hawass says global efforts to stem illicit trade in antiquities are starting to bear fruit.”
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Come from
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To come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
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(of liquid) To flow from
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To try to prevent by action or argument
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To derive from
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To use as a basis for
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Forcibly put an end to
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