scopas


scopas

noun

  1. flourished 4th century b.c., Greek sculptor and architect.

noun, plural sco·pae [skoh-pee] /ˈskoʊ pi/, sco·pas.

  1. pollen brush.

noun

  1. 4th century bc, Greek sculptor and architect

noun plural -pae (-ˌpiː)

  1. a tuft of hairs on the abdomen or hind legs of bees, used for collecting pollen

n acronym for (in South Africa)

  1. Standing Committee on Public Accounts

n.tuft of hairs on a bee’s leg, from Latin scopae (plural) “twigs, shoots; a broom, brush,” related to scapus “shaft” (cf. scullion).

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