Scopus

noun Sco·pus \ ˈskōpəs \

Definition of Scopus

:the type genus of Scopidae consisting of the umbrette

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Origin and Etymology of scopus

New Latin, probably from Greek skopos watcher


-scopus

noun combining form -sco·pus \ skəpəs \

Definition of -scopus

:one that watches in generic names

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Origin and Etymology of -scopus

New Latin, from Greek skopos


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