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stĭpŭla , ae, f. dim. stipes,
I.a stalk, stem, blade, halm; of grain (syn. culmus): “frumenta in viridi stipulā lactentia turgent,Verg. G. 1, 315; Plin. 14, 16, 19, § 101; 17, 27, 47, § 260; 18, 18, 47, § 169: “e segete ad spicilegium stipulam relinquere,Varr. L. L. 7, § 109 Müll.—Of the stalks of grain left behind in reaping, straw, stubble, Varr. R. R. 1, 53; Ter. Ad. 5, 3, 62; Verg. G. 1, 321; Ov. Am. 1, 8, 90; id. F. 4, 781: “in stipulā placidi carpebat munera somni,id. ib. 3, 185; cf. Dig. 50, 16, 30.—Of hay, Varr. R. R. 1, 49, 1.—Of a reed, Verg. E. 3, 27; Plin. 37, 10, 67, § 182.—Of bean-stalks, Ov. F. 4, 725. —Prov.: “flammaque de stipulā nostra brevisque fuit,of a quickly extinguished fire, Ov. Tr. 5, 8, 20: “postmodo de stipulā magnus acervus erit,id. Am. 1, 8, 90.
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