pileate

pileate

[pahy-lee-it, -eyt, pil-ee-]
adjective Botany, Zoology.
having a pileus.

Origin:
1820–30; < Latin pīleātus capped. See pileus, -ate1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pileate
Collins
World English Dictionary
pileate or pileated (ˈpaɪlɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈpɪl-, ˈpaɪlɪˌeɪtɪd, ˈpɪl-)
 
adj
1.  (of birds) having a crest
2.  botany having a pileus
 
[C18: from Latin pīleātus wearing a felt cap, from pileus]
 
pileated or pileated
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin pīleātus wearing a felt cap, from pileus]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;