cucullate

cucullate

[kyoo-kuh-leyt, kyoo-kuhl-eyt]
adjective
resembling a cowl or hood.
Also, cucullated [kyoo-kuh-ley-tid, kyoo-kuhl-ey-] .


Origin:
1785–95; < Late Latin cucullātus having a hood, equivalent to Latin cucull(us) a covering, hood + -ātus -ate1

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cucullate (ˈkjuːkəˌleɪt, -lɪt)
 
adj
shaped like a hood or having a hoodlike part: cucullate sepals
 
[C18: from Late Latin cucullātus, from Latin cucullus hood, cap]
 
'cucullately
 
adv

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