Definition of scopula in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɒpjʊlə/

noun (plural scopulae /ˈskɒpjʊliː/)

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


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

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