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EtymologyEdit

From Latin.

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.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *steypos. Cognate with Ancient Greek στέφω (stéphō), English stiff.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stīpes m (genitive stīpitis); third declension

  1. post, tree trunk
  2. stake
  3. (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

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