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stemma

stem·ma

stemma

 
pronunciation:
ste m
part of speech: noun
inflections: stemmas, stemmata
definition 1: in ancient Rome, a listing of the genealogy of a family; family tree.
definition 2: a sequential record of the manuscripts of a particular literary work.
derivation: stemmatic (adj.)