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scopula

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɒpjʊlə
 
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Definition of scopula in English:

noun (plural scopulae /-liː/)

Zoology
A small brush-like structure on some insects, especially on the legs of spiders.

Origin

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

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