See also: SCOPA

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin scōpa (broom) (Latin scōpae (twigs, broom) ). Compare Spanish escoba (broom).

 
Large scopae on the hind legs of Dasypoda sp. bee

NounEdit

scopa (plural scopae)

  1. Any of various clusters of hair of non-parasitic bees that serve to carry pollen. In parasitic Hymenoptera it refers to a local patch of hairs, regardless of function.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian.

NounEdit

scopa (uncountable)

 
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  1. (card games) A Neapolitan card game.
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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsko.pa/
  • Rhymes: -opa
  • Hyphenation: scó‧pa

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin scōpa.

NounEdit

scopa f (plural scope)

  1. broom, besom
  2. (card games) a Neapolitan card game
  3. (botany) briar, tree heat
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

scopa

  1. inflection of scopare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *skeh₂p- (to prop). Cognate with Latin Scīpiō, scāpus, scamnum, cippus, Ancient Greek σκήπτω (skḗptō).

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NounEdit

scōpa f (genitive scōpae); first declension

  1. branch of a plant
  2. (plural, in Classical Latin) broom, besom

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scōpa scōpae
Genitive scōpae scōpārum
Dative scōpae scōpīs
Accusative scōpam scōpās
Ablative scōpā scōpīs
Vocative scōpa scōpae

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VerbEdit

scōpā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of scōpō

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