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Scopa is an Italian card game, and one of the two major national card games in Italy. It is also popular in Brazil, brought in by Italian immigrants, mostly in the Scopa di Quindici variation. It is played with a standard Italian 40-card deck, mostly between two players or four in two partnerships, but it can also be played by 3, 5, or 6 players.

  • also known as Skopa
  • genre: Fishing game


"Scopa" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Scopa: The term scopa is used to refer to any of a number of different modifications on the body of a non-parasitic bee that form a pollen-carrying apparatus. In most bees, the scopa is simply a particularly dense mass of elongated, often branched, hairs on the hind leg. When present on the hind legs, the modified hairs are, at a minimum, on the tibia, but some bees also have modified hairs on the femur and/or trochanter. A few bees have, in addition to the leg hairs, many modified hairs on the ventral surface of the abdomen which are also used in pollen transport; there is one family of bees, Megachilidae, in which the modified leg hairs are absent, and the scopa is limited to the abdominal hairs. In the familiar honey bees and bumblebees, the scopa is replaced by a structure known as the corbicula.

Phrases with Scopa

  1. Cereus Scopa
  2. Restio Scopa
  3. Lorryia Scopa
  4. Parodia scopa
  5. Copiapoa Scopa
  6. Abyssinoe Scopa
  7. Dendrobium scopa
  8. Echinopsis Scopa
  9. Indigofera Scopa
  10. Notocactus Scopa
  11. Abyssoninoe Scopa
  12. Lumbrineris scopa
  13. Sarcochilus Scopa
  14. Desmotrichum Scopa
  15. Echinocactus Scopa
  16. Ephemerantha Scopa
  17. Malacocarpus Scopa
  18. Peronocactus Scopa
  19. Thrixspermum Scopa
  20. Parodia Scopa Scopa

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Google previewShuffle & Deal (2015)

Rediscover the joy of playing cards today by Tara Gallagher

Scopa is a popular Italian card game ...

Google previewField Guide to the Common Bees of California (2013)

Including Bees of the Western United States by Gretchen LeBuhn

The scopa is a complex structure made of modified hairs on the coxa, trochanter, femur, tibia, or underside of the abdomen (in the family Megachilidae) and even the sides of the propodeum (in some members of the family Halictidae and the ...

Google previewBiology of Spiders (2011)

by Rainer Foelix

giving the hair the appearance of a hand broom (scopa means broom in Latin). A crab spider with only about 30 scopula hairs on each foot can nevertheless achieve 160,000 contact points with the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

The pollen *scopa is a dense fringe of hind tibial, branched hairs, often augmented by a coxal floccus of long, curved hairs. The brood cells are lined with a waxlike secretion of the *Dufour's gland. Andrias japonicus (Japanese giant ...

Google previewNick Baker's Bug Book (2015)

Discover the World of the Mini-beast! by Nick Baker

Each foot has a device made from lots of special hairs, called scopula hairs ( scopa means broom in Latin). Each one of these hairs looks just like a brush divided into hundreds of even smaller extensions like tiny bendy spades. Each ' spade' ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

scopa n.; pl. -ae [L. scopa ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1896)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

[scopa, a broom: gen., ScoAarif J. Broom. The tops of the common broomplant, Cytisus scoparius. Its properties are due to a neutral principle, scoparin, CnH2, Oln, and an alkaloid, spartein. It is diuretic and ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of European Proverbs (2013)

by Emanuel Strauss

Eng: new brooms sweep clean new lords, new lands Ger: neue Besen kehren gut Du: nieuwe bezems vegen schoon Dan: nye kostefeje bedst Lat: verrit humum bene scopa recens Fr: ferveurde novice nedure pas iln«est devotion que de ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

scopa- [L. scopa, brush, broom]base twigs; ...

Google previewLexicon Philologicum præcipue etymologicum et sacrum, in quo Latinæ et a Latinis auctoribus usurpatæ ... voces ex originibus declarantur ... Editio altera ... locupletior, etc (1655)

|scopa,plural.tantùm,quoverritur pavimentum Gl:PhilScoΡα: σιίςg», τόσο αεί πληθυντικώς λέγεται, Vet.Lat.bibl. interp. etiam fingulari utitur Efa. 14.23 Onom. Scopa orígoogor. scopulansgrudner Gloff.

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

ScoPA, skopa, s. (Lat. a little brush.) In Mammalogy, a fasciculus of long flaccid hairs, which may grow from any limited part of the body or extremities. ScoPARIA, sko-pa're-a, s. (scopa, a broom, Lat. to which use it is adapted.) ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1849)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Scopa, sko'pi, s. (Lat. a little brush.) In Mammalogy, a fasciculus of long flaccid hairs, which may grow from any limited part of the body or extremities. Scoi'akia, sko-pa're-a, ». (scopa, a broom, Gr. to which use it is adapted.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

SCOPIFORM Adj (Latin, scopa = brush; forma = shape.) Brush- shaped. Cf. Aristiform; Penniform; Plumose. Rel. Form 2; Shape 2: Outline Shape.

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