Definition of scopula in English:

scopula

nounplural noun scopulae/ˈskäpyəlē/ /ˈskäpyəlī/

Zoology
  • A small brushlike structure, especially on the legs of spiders.

Pronunciation

scopula

/ˈskäpyələ/ /ˈskɑpjələ/

Origin

Early 19th century from late Latin, diminutive of Latin scopa (see scopa).