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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See scapula.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Either of the large flat bones at the back of the shoulder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the flat bone of the shoulder, to which the humerus is articulated; the scapula.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The scapula (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings


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  • "(Compare the shape of the rabbit's shoulder-blade, figured under metacromion, and of a bird's, under scapula.) See also cut under shoulder." --CD&C

    June 1, 2012