<anatomy> Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder Scapular arch, a definite longitudinal area over the shoulder and along each side of the back of a bird, from which the scapular feathers arise.

Origin: Cf. F. Scapulaire. Cf. Scapulary.

<zoology> One of a special group of feathers which arise from each of the scapular regions and lie along the sides of the back.

(01 Mar 1998)

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