Sinonimi: flower stalk
ETYM Latin scapus shaft, stem, stalk; cf. Greek, a staff: cf. French scape. Related to Scepter.
1. Erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip; SYN. flower stalk.
2. A peduncle arising at or beneath the surface of the ground in an acaulescent plant (as the tulip); broadly; a flower stalk.
3. The shaft of an animal part (as an antenna or feather).