definition: the main axis of a plant, usu. above ground, from which branches, leaves, flowers, or fruits may arise.
example: Several flowers grew off each stem of the roses.
definition: to originate or arise (usually followed by “from” or “out of”).
example: His pride stems from his many accomplishments.
example: She couldn’t imagine what her son’s anger stemmed from.
example: Her choice of topic for the book stemmed from her experiences living in Asia.
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