Cu*cul"lus\, n.; pl. Cuculli. [L., a hood.]

1. (Bot.) A hood-shaped organ, resembling a cowl or monk's hood, as certain concave and arched sepals or petals.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A color marking or structure on the head somewhat resembling a hood.
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