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Stempel

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Low German and Central German in form (Middle Low German stempel). This northern form replaces Middle High German stempfel from Old High German stemphal. Pertaining to stampfen (to stamp).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtɛmpəl/
  • Hyphenation: Stem‧pel

NounEdit

Stempel m (genitive Stempels, plural Stempel)

  1. mark, imprint, trademark, brand, postmark
  2. stamp, rubber stamp; the actual device used to make a mark or stamp
  3. pit prop
  4. (military) pestle, pounder
  5. punch, stamp, stamper, die
    einen Stempel aufdrücken — to affix a stamp
  6. (botany) pistil

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SynonymsEdit

  • (pistil): Pistill n (in scientific usage)

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