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English Dictionary: stemmed by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
stemmed
adj
  1. having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination; "stemmed goblets"; "long- stemmed roses"
    Antonym(s): stemless
  2. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
    Synonym(s): caulescent, cauline, stemmed
    Antonym(s): acaulescent, stemless
  3. having the stem removed; "stemmed berries"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Stem \Stem\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Stemming}.] [Either from stem, n., or akin to stammer; cf.
      G. stemmen to press against.]
      To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to
      resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow
      of, as a current. [bd]An argosy to stem the waves.[b8]
      --Shak.
  
               [They] stem the flood with their erected breasts.
                                                                              --Denham.
  
               Stemmed the wild torrent of a barbarous age. --Pope.
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