noun, plural sco·pae [skoh-pee] /ˈskoʊ pi/, sco·pas.
Origin of scopa
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Historical Examples of scopa
Two minutes later the cousins were absorbed in a game of scopa.
There would be a group intent on "Scopa," another calling "Mi staio!"The Call of the Blood
Robert Smythe Hichens
noun plural -pae (-ˌpiː)
Word Origin for scopa
n acronym for (in South Africa)
tuft of hairs on a bee's leg, from Latin scopae (plural) "twigs, shoots; a broom, brush," related to scapus "shaft" (cf. scullion).