EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stīpes.

NounEdit

stipes (plural stipites)

  1. The vertical beam of a cross used for crucifixion.
  2. The basal segment of the maxilla of an insect or a crustacean.
  3. A stipe; a stalk or stem.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *steypos. Cognates include Lithuanian stìpti (to stiffen, grow rigid), Latvian stiept (to stretch), English stiff, Icelandic stífla (to dam).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stīpes m (genitive stīpitis); third declension

  1. post, tree trunk
  2. log
  3. stake
  4. (figuratively) blockhead, lunkhead, idiot, fool
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stīpes stīpitēs
Genitive stīpitis stīpitum
Dative stīpitī stīpitibus
Accusative stīpitem stīpitēs
Ablative stīpite stīpitibus
Vocative stīpes stīpitēs
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Galician: restreba

ReferencesEdit

  • stipes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stipes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • stipes in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • stipes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • stipes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Etymology 2Edit

See main entry.

NounEdit

stipēs

  1. nominative plural of stips
  2. accusative plural of stips
  3. vocative plural of stips