nounWord forms: plural ˈscopulas or ˈscopuˌlae (ˈskɑpjʊˌli
a brushlike tuft of hairs
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Word origin of 'scopula'
ModL < L, broom twig, dim. of scopa
, thin branch, shoot, akin to scapus
, stalk: see shaft