Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, the region of the back or notæum whence spring the scapular feathers, alongside but not over the shoulder-blade.
  • n. In ichthyology, same as post-temporal.

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Examples

  • Thus, in the Rule of St. Benedict, it was expressly termed "scapulare propter opera" c. xxv in P.L.

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  • Thus, in the Rule of St. Benedict, it was expressly termed "scapulare propter opera" (c. xxv in P.L. LXXVI, 771).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Well, apart from a few irregularities, due either to cocoons whose larva perished in my tubes before developing, or to those inexperienced workers, the males, the result was the same in the case of Anthidium scapulare.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The same fact, moreover, was repeated, in several bramble-stumps, in the case of Osmia tridentata; it was likewise repeated in the case of Anthidium scapulare.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • It is the case with the other bramble-dwellers which I have subjected to the same test (Osmia detrita, Anthidium scapulare, Solenius vagus, etc.); and it must also be the case with Odynerus rubicola: so the most striking analogies inform us.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • A Leucopsis, unknown (parasite of Anthidium scapulare).

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • _Anthidium scapulare_, who, like the Three-toothed Osmia, makes her nests in the brambles; in the second place, from the wallets of

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

  • Cotton-bee (_see also Anthidium scapulare_), 180, 270

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

  • "habeat etiam cum rauba sua parvum scapulare cum tunica ad jacendum"

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • But the imprudent creature sometimes allows itself to be carried away to the meagre table of the smallest of our Anthidia (A. scapulare, LATR.

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