An upright post or pillar to which the cross piece or patibulum is attached, used during the crucifixion of condemned prisoners.

Sti"pes (-p&emac;z), n.; pl. Stipites (#). [L., a stock.] Zool. (a)

The second joint of a maxilla of an insect or a crustacean.


An eyestalk.


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