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stalk1

stalk1

 
 
pronunciation:
stawk
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plant's main stem.
Some animals eat only the flowers of the plant while others eat the stalks.
synonyms:
stem
similar words:
cane, stock
definition 2: any long thin part of a plant that supports another part.
synonyms:
branch, stem
definition 3: any long thin structure that serves to support something.
synonyms:
stem
derivation: stalklike (adj.)