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scopula Syllabification: scop·u·la

Definition of scopula in English:

noun (plural scopulaeˈskäpyəlēˈskäpyəlī)

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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