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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the surface closely covered with hairs, like a brush.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the surface closely covered with hairs, like a brush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology: Having a dense brush of stiff hairs, as the legs of bees.
  • Densely covered with stiff hairs: as, a scopate surface.

Etymologies

Latin scopa ("a broom"). (Wiktionary)

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