HyperDic: stele

English > 2 senses of the word stele:
NOUNplantstelethe usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant
artifactstele, stelaan ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
English > stele: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant.
Part ofaxisThe main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
Broadervascular tissuetissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
Spanishestela
English > stele: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn ancient upright stone slab bearing markings.
Synonymstela
InstancesRosetta StoneA part of an inscribed granite stela that was originally / originally about six feet tall and was set up in 196 BC
BroaderantiquityAn artifact surviving from the past
stonebuilding material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
Spanishestela
Catalanestela

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