Scopus

noun
Sco·​pus | \ ˈskōpəs \

Definition of Scopus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the type genus of Scopidae consisting of the umbrette
-sco·​pus | \ skəpəs \

Definition of -scopus (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that watches in generic names

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History and Etymology for Scopus

Noun

New Latin, probably from Greek skopos watcher

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek skopos

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“Scopus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scopus. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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