scapula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin scapula (shoulder).

Noun[edit]

scapula (plural scapulas or scapulae)

  1. (anatomy) Either of the two large, flat, bones forming the back of the shoulder.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin scapula "shoulder" from Classical Latin scapulae "shoulders". Perhaps akin to Greek σκάπτω "I dig out".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scapula f (genitive scapulae); first declension

  1. a shoulder

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative scapula scapulae
genitive scapulae scapulārum
dative scapulae scapulīs
accusative scapulam scapulās
ablative scapulā scapulīs
vocative scapula scapulae