Scape meaning

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A leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground, as in the tulip.
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A stalklike part, such as a feather shaft or the first segment of an insect's antenna.
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The shaft of a column.
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A scene; a view. Often used in combination.

Seascape; mindscape.

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A leafless flower stalk growing from the crown of the root, as that of the narcissus or dandelion.
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Something like a stalk, as the shaft of a feather or of an insect's antenna.
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A (specified) kind of view or scene.

Seascape.

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A drawing, painting, etc. of such a view or scene.
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A stalklike part, such as a feather shaft or the first segment of an insect's antenna.
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(botany) A leafless stalk growing directly out of a root.
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The lowest part of an insect's antenna.
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(architecture) The shaft of a column.
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(architecture) The apophyge of a shaft.
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(archaic) To escape.
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(archaic) Escape.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A specific type of space.
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Origin of scape

  • From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin scāpus stalk perhaps from Greek skāpos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From landscape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Abstracted from landscape, the suffix representing Middle Dutch -schap (“-ship"), from Old Dutch -skap (“-ship"), from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz (“-ship"), from Proto-Germanic *skapaz (“shape, form"). Cognate with Modern Dutch -schap (“-ship"), German -schaft (“-ship"), Swedish -skap (“-ship"), Old English -sceap, -scipe (“-ship"). More at -ship, shape.

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  • From Latin scāpus, from Ancient Greek (Doric) σκᾶπος (skâpos).

    From Wiktionary

  • Formed by aphesis from escape.

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