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English definition of “stalk”

stalk

noun [C]     /stɔːk/ US  /stɑːk/
the main stem of a plant , or the narrow stem that joins leaves , flowers , or fruit to the main stem of a plant : She trimmed the stalks of the tulips before putting them in a vase .Parts of plantsFlowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plantsFruits and seeds and their parts a narrow structure that supports a part of the body in some animals : The eyes of shrimps are on movable stalks.Miscellaneous animal body parts
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