scapula

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See also: scapular and scapulă

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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).

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Noun[edit]

scapula f (genitive scapulae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) A shoulder

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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

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References[edit]

  • scapula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “scapula”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • scapula” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • scapula in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers