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1. Botany A leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground, as in the tulip.
2. Biology A stalklike part, such as a feather shaft or the first segment of an insect's antenna.
3. Architecture The shaft of a column.
[Latin scāpus, stalk, perhaps from Greek skāpos.]
v. & n. Archaic
Variant of escape.
A scene; a view. Often used in combination: seascape; mindscape.
1. (Botany) a leafless stalk in plants that arises from a rosette of leaves and bears one or more flowers
2. (Zoology) zoology a stalklike part, such as the first segment of an insect's antenna
[C17: from Latin scāpus stem, from (Doric) Greek skapos; see shaft]
an archaic word for escape
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.
Past participle: scaped
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|Noun||1.||scape - erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip|
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
peduncle - stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
|2.||scape - (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column|
pillar, column - (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
upright, vertical - a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"