scopulate

[ skop-yuh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈskɒp yəˌleɪt, -lɪt /

adjective Zoology.

broom-shaped; brushlike.

Nearby words

  1. scops owl,
  2. scoptic,
  3. scoptophilia,
  4. scoptophiliac,
  5. scopula,
  6. scopus,
  7. scorbutic,
  8. scorbutigenic,
  9. scorch,
  10. scorched earth policy

Origin of scopulate

First recorded in 1820–30; scopul(a) + -ate1

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