AskDefine | Define scape

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1 erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip [syn: flower stalk]
2 (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column [syn: shaft]

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Etymology 1

From scapus, from (Doric) σκᾶπος.


  1. a leafless stalk growing directly out of a root
  2. the lowest part of an insect's antenna

Etymology 2

Formed by aphesis from escape.


  1. to escape


  1. escape

Extensive Definition

In biology, the term scape may refer to:
Scape may also refer to:
  • Scape Magazine a magazine for landscape architecture & urbanism
  • Runescape, a java-based MMORPG commonly referred to as 'Scape

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