Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stemma

3 senses of stemma

Sense 1
stemma -- (a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work)
       => tree, tree diagram -- (a figure that branches from a single root; "genealogical tree")

Sense 2
lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")
       => genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)

Sense 3
simple eye, stemma, ocellus -- (an eye having a single lens)
       => eye, oculus, optic -- (the organ of sight)

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