Scopa

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. ...
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scopa

(from the article `hymenopteran`) ...families Colletidae and Halictidae) have masses of long hairs on the basal segments (coxae, trochanters, femurs) of the hind legs and on the ...
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Scopa

[biology] 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 (or setae) on the hind leg. When present on the hind legs, the modified hairs are, a...
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scopa

A thick brush of hairs;covering the posterior tibia of pollen-gathering forms
Found on http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/choate/insectclass/glossary_terms.htm

Scopa

The pollen-collecting apparatus of a bee, whether it be the pollen basket on the leg or a brush of hairs on the abdomen.
Found on http://www.earthlife.net/insects/glossary.html
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