Definition of scopula in English:

scopula

Syllabification: scop·u·la
Pronunciation: /-lə
 
/

noun (plural scopulae /ˈskäpyəlē, ˈskäpyəlī/)

Zoology
  • A small brushlike structure, especially on the legs of spiders.

Origin

early 19th century: from late Latin, diminutive of Latin scopa (see scopa).

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