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suffix forming nouns
indicating a scene or view of something, esp a pictorial representation: seascape.
[abstracted from landscape]
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1. a leafless flower stalk rising from the ground.
2. Archit. the shaft of a column.
[1595–1605; < Latin scāpus stalk < Doric Greek skâpos, akin to Attic skêptron staff, scepter]
n., v.t., v.i. scaped, scap•ing.
a combining form extracted from landscape, with the meaning “an extensive view, scenery,” or “a picture or representation” of such a view, as specified by the initial element: cityscape; moonscape.
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