Scapulars

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scapular

(Science: 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.

(Science: zoology) One of a special group of feathers which arise from each of the scapular regions and lie along the sides of the back.