scape

2

or 'scape

[ skeyp ]
/ skeɪp /

noun, verb (used with or without object), scaped, scap·ing. Archaic.

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British Dictionary definitions for 'scape (1 of 2)

scape

1
/ (skeɪp) /

noun

a leafless stalk in plants that arises from a rosette of leaves and bears one or more flowers
zoology a stalklike part, such as the first segment of an insect's antenna
Derived Formsscapose, adjective

Word Origin for scape

C17: from Latin scāpus stem, from (Doric) Greek skapos; see shaft

British Dictionary definitions for 'scape (2 of 2)

scape

2

'scape

/ (skeɪp) /

verb, noun

an archaic word for escape
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