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ste•le



Pronunciation: (stē'lē, stēl for 1–3; stēl, stē'lē for 4), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stele.html on line 77 [key]
n.,
pl. ste•laiPronunciation: (stē'lī), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stele.html on line 91 [key] ste•lesPronunciation: (stē'lēz, stēlz). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stele.html on line 98 [key]

1. an upright stone slab or pillar bearing an inscription or design and serving as a monument, marker, or the like.
2. Archit.a prepared surface on the face of a building, a rock, etc., bearing an inscription or the like.
3. (in ancient Rome) a burial stone.
4. Bot.the central cylinder or cylinders of vascular and related tissue in the stem, root, petiole, leaf, etc., of the higher plants. Also,stela (for defs. 1–3).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stele.html on line 160 stele (Encyclopedia)

 

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