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[stem-wair] /ˈstɛmˌwɛər/
glass or crystal vessels, especially for beverages and desserts, having rounded bowls mounted on footed stems.
Origin of stemware
1925-30; stem1 + ware1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for stemware
  • The stem and base of the stemware styles seldom disintegrate.
  • Even the chemistry lab was dustless and odorless, its flasks bright as stemware and its bottles hygienic as a drug cabinet.
  • The kitchen comes with standard residential appliances, dishes, stemware and utensils.
  • Executive suites offer additional features, such as an extra large living area, a wet bar with stemware and whirlpools.
  • Settings are enhanced with real candles, fine porcelain, pressed linens and crystal stemware.
  • Some, no doubt, would appreciate something to pour into that crystal stemware they registered for.
  • Fine, and how about some new stemware, the computer asks.
  • When a machine is used for stemware, the stemware is inserted into the crack-off machine in an inverted position.
British Dictionary definitions for stemware


a collective term for glasses, goblets, etc, with stems
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