Botany. a leafless peduncle rising from the ground.
Zoology. a stemlike part, as the shaft of a feather.
Architecture. the shaft of a column.
Entomology. the stemlike basal segment of the antenna of certain insects.
Other definitions for scape (2 of 3)
an archaic variant of escape.
Other definitions for -scape (3 of 3)
a combining form extracted from landscape, denoting “an extensive view, scenery,” or “a picture or representation” of such a view, as specified by the initial element: cityscape; moonscape; seascape.
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How to use scape in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for scape (1 of 3)
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
- scapose, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for scape (2 of 3)
an archaic word for escape
British Dictionary definitions for -scape (3 of 3)
indicating a scene or view of something, esp a pictorial representation: seascape
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