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Definition of stalk noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a thin stem that supports a leaf, flower, or fruit and joins it to another part of the plant or tree; the main stem of a plant flowers on long stalks celery stalks
  2. 2a long thin structure that supports something, especially an organ in some animals, and joins it on to another part Crabs have eyes on stalks.
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