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Definition of stem:

(n) : the above-ground stalk (technically axis) of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms; a slender supporting member of an individual part of a plant such as a flower or a leaf; also, by analogue the shaft of a feather
(v) : to descend in a family line; to be caused or derived; to originate
"the current crisis stems from the short-sighted politics of the previous government."
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Definition of stem:

(n) : the above-ground stalk (technically axis) of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms; a slender supporting member of an individual part of a plant such as a flower or a leaf; also, by analogue the shaft of a feather
(v) : to descend in a family line; to be caused or derived; to originate
"the current crisis stems from the short-sighted politics of the previous government."

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