Scapulas
Scapula Scap"u*la (sk[a^]p"[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. L. {Scapul[ae]}, E. {Scapulas}. [L.] 1. (Anat.) The principal bone of the shoulder girdle in mammals; the shoulder blade. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the plates from which the arms of a crinoid arise. [1913 Webster]


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