glass or crystal vessels, especially for beverages and desserts, having rounded bowls mounted on footed stems.

1925–30; stem1 + ware1 Unabridged
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stemware (ˈstɛmˌwɛə)
a collective term for glasses, goblets, etc, with stems

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Example sentences
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
Executive suites offer additional features, such as an extra large living area,
  a wet bar with stemware and whirlpools.
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