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scape also scapus (noun; Latin scapus, shaft): 1. A stem or shaft.

2. (Arthropoda: Chelicerata) A structure associated with the epigynum of some female Arachnida, partially covering the vulva.

3. (Arthropoda: Insecta) The first or basal segment of an antenna; in Diptera, the two basal segments of the antenna.

4. (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) a. In Alcyonaria, the main stem of Pennatulacea. b. In Actinaria, the lower thick-walled region of the column.