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scape



Pronunciation: (skāp), [key]
n.
1. Bot.a leafless peduncle rising from the ground.
2. Zool.a stemlike part, as the shaft of a feather.
3. Archit.the shaft of a column.
4. Entomol.the stemlike basal segment of the antenna of certain insects.

scape



Pronunciation: (skāp), [key]
n., v.t., v.i., scaped, scap•ing. Archaic.
escape. Also,'scape.

-scape




a combining form extracted from landscape, denoting “an extensive view, scenery,” or “a picture or representation” of such a view, as specified by the initial element: cityscape; moonscape; seascape.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Scapa Flowscapegoat
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