HyperDic: stemma

English > 3 senses of the word stemma:
NOUNshapestemmaa tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work
groupstemma, lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stockthe descendants of one individual
bodystemma, simple eye, ocellusan eye having a single lens
English > stemma: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work.
Broadertree, tree diagramA figure / figure that branches from a single root
Adjectivesstemmaticof or relating to a textual stemma
English > stemma: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe descendants of one individual.
Synonymslineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stock
Narrowerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
sideA family line of descent
Broadergenealogy, family treesuccessive generations of kin
Spanishabolengo, árbol genealógico, ascendencia, casta, descendencia, estirpe, linaje, línea de descendencia, línea de sangre, línea, origen, parentela, parentesco, pedigrí, saga, sangre
Catalandescendència, estirp, llinatge, nissaga, origen, pedigrí
English > stemma: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningAn eye having a single lens.
Synonymssimple eye, ocellus
NarrowerommatidiumAny of the numerous small cone-shaped eyes that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods
Broadereye, oculus, opticThe organ of sight
Spanishocelo
Catalanocel

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