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 for Copula
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Copula \Cop"u*la\, n. [L., bond, band. See Couple.]
     1. (Logic & Gram.) The word which unites the subject and
        predicate.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mus.) The stop which connects the manuals, or the manuals
        with the pedals; -- called also coupler.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  copula
      n 1: an equating verb (such as `be' or `become') that links the
           subject with the complement of a sentence [syn: copula,
           copulative, linking verb]

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