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Scopas

[skoh-puh s] /ˈskoʊ pəs/
noun
1.
flourished 4th century b.c, Greek sculptor and architect.

scopa

[skoh-puh] /ˈskoʊ pə/
noun, plural scopae
[skoh-pee] /ˈskoʊ pi/ (Show IPA),
scopas.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Latin scōpae (plural, singular scopa rare) twigs, shoots
Related forms
scopate
[skoh-peyt] /ˈskoʊ peɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Scopas

Scopas

/ˈskəʊpəs/
noun
1.
4th century bc, Greek sculptor and architect

scopa

/ˈskəʊpə/
noun (pl) -pae (-ˌpiː)
1.
a tuft of hairs on the abdomen or hind legs of bees, used for collecting pollen
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, used only in pl scopae twigs, brush

SCOPA

/ˈskəʊpə/
noun acronym (in South Africa)
1.
Standing Committee on Public Accounts
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Word Origin and History for Scopas

scopa

n.

tuft of hairs on a bee's leg, from Latin scopae (plural) "twigs, shoots; a broom, brush," related to scapus "shaft" (cf. scullion).

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