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scopulate

[ skop-yuh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈskɒp yəˌleɪt, -lɪt /
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adjective Zoology.
broom-shaped; brushlike.
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Origin of scopulate

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