- according to the art historian, Ernst Gombrich, style is "any distinctive and therefore recognizable way in which an act is performed and made." Archaeologists and anthropologists have defined "stylistic areas" as areal units representing shared ways of producing and decorating artifacts.
- stalk to support the stigma, and through which pollen tubes grow
Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby