Definition for scopas (2 of 2)
noun, plural sco·pae [skoh-pee] /ˈskoʊ pi/, sco·pas.
Origin of scopa
Examples from the Web for scopas
But an tolian commander of hired troops, Scopas, undertook to oppose the Syrian conqueror.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Pausanias tells us that Scopas was the architect of the temple, and so important in the case of a Greek Scopas.
On his entering the council chamber the king was the first to state the accusation against him,Scopas before the council.
Having failed to obtain the office, for the sake of which he had had the boldness to draw up these laws,Scopas goes to Egypt.
They did not beg him to express his theories in statuary, and they did not give their opinion upon the Achilleus of Scopas.Ancient Manners|Pierre Louys
British Dictionary definitions for scopas (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for scopas (2 of 3)
noun plural -pae (-ˌpiː)
Word Origin for scopa
British Dictionary definitions for scopas (3 of 3)
n acronym for (in South Africa)
Word Origin and History for scopas
tuft of hairs on a bee's leg, from Latin scopae (plural) "twigs, shoots; a broom, brush," related to scapus "shaft" (cf. scullion).