pileated

pileated

[pahy-lee-ey-tid, pil-ee-]
adjective Ornithology.

Origin:
1720–30; pileate + -ed2

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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]

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pileated
1728, from L. pileatus "capped," from pileus "felt cap without a brim," from Gk. pilos. Applied in natural history to certain birds and sea urchins.
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