noun, plural scopulas, scopulae
[skop-yuh-lee] /ˈskɒp yəˌli/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
a dense tuft of hairs, as on the feet of certain spiders.
noun (pl) -las, -lae (-ˌliː)
a small tuft of dense hairs on the legs and chelicerae of some spiders
- Scotopic vision
scotopic vision n. Vision that occurs when the eye is dark-adapted. Also called scotopia.
scotopsin sco·top·sin (skə-tŏp’sĭn) n. The protein component of the pigment in the rods of the retina.
noun 1. Also called Scottish. the English language as spoken in Scotland. Compare Scots Gaelic. adjective 2. Scottish (def 1). noun, History/Historical. 1. a payment or charge. 2. one’s share of a payment or charge. 3. an assessment or tax. noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Scotland. 2. one of an ancient Gaelic people […]
or Scottish Gaelic noun 1. the Gaelic of the Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland, also spoken as a second language in Nova Scotia. Abbreviation: ScotGael.