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n. pl. sca•pi (-pī)
  1. A shaft or stem.
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Historical Examples

  • When they form an elbow in the middle but not with the Scapus.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • The base of the Scapus, by which it inosculates in the Torulus, often subglobose, and looking like a distinct joint.