Something that connects or links together.
Webster's New World
A verb, such as a form of be or seem, that identifies the predicate of a sentence with the subject.
The word or set of words that serves as a link between the subject and predicate of a proposition.
(statistics) A function that represents the association between two or more variables, independent of the individual marginal distributions of the variables.
Other Word Forms of Copula
Origin of Copula
Borrowed from Latin copula (“bond, tie”). See there for details.
Latin cōpula link
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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