stamin-
combining form Etymology: Latin stamin-, stamen stamen <
staminodium
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  • Stamin — Sta min (st[=a] m[i^]n), n. [OF. estamine, F. [ e]tamine, LL. staminea, stamineum, fr. L. stamineus consisting of threads, fr. stamen a thread. See {Stamen}, and cf. {Stamineous}, 2d {Stammel}, {Tamine}.] A kind of woolen cloth. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamin — Stamin, s. Etamine …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stamin — Stamīn, s. Etamin …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • stamin — /stam in/, n. a coarse woolen fabric, used in the manufacture of garments. [1175 1225; ME < MF estamine L staminea, fem. of stamineus consisting of threads, equiv. to stamin (see STAMEN) + eus EOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • stamin — ˈstamə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old French estamin, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin staminea, from feminine of Latin stamineus made of threads, from stamin , stamen thread + eus eous 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamin- — combining form or stamini Etymology: Latin stamin , stamen : stamen staminody staminiferous * * * var. of stamini before a vowel …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamin- — var. of stamini before a vowel: staminate. * * * …   Universalium

  • stamin — stam·in …   English syllables

  • stamin — /ˈstæmən/ (say stamuhn) noun a coarse woollen fabric. {Middle English, from Middle French (e)stamine, from Latin staminea (adjective) consisting of threads; related to stamen} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stamīn — s. stamī ; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

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