scapus

noun sca·pus \ ˈskāpəs \

Definition of scapus

plural scapi \-āˌpī\
: stem, shaft, column: such as
a : scape 3b
b : the basal part of a polyp
c : the main stem of a sea pen

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Origin and Etymology of scapus

New Latin, from Latin, shaft of a column, stalk


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