Pileate Pi"le*ate, Pileated Pi"le*a`ted, a. [L. pileatus, fr. pileus a felt cap or hat.] 1. Having the form of a cap for the head. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a crest covering the pileus, or whole top of the head. [1913 Webster]

{Pileated woodpecker} (Zo["o]l.), a large American woodpecker ({Ceophloeus pileatus}). It is black, with a bright red pointed crest. Called also {logcock}, and {woodcock}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pileated — (adj.) 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • pileated — adjective Date: circa 1728 having a crest covering the pileum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pileated — /puy lee ay tid, pil ee /, adj. Ornith. crested. [1720 30; PILEATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • pileated — adjective a) Having a pileus b) Having a crest covering the pileum …   Wiktionary

  • pileated — cap shaped; crested; capped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pileated — pi·le·at·ed …   English syllables

  • pileated — pi•le•at•ed [[t]ˈpaɪ liˌeɪ tɪd, ˈpɪl i [/t]] adj. Ornith. orn crested • Etymology: 1720–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • pileated — /ˈpɪlieɪtəd/ (say pileeaytuhd) adjective Ornithology crested …   Australian English dictionary

  • pileated — adjective see pileate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pileated Woodpecker — Male in a tree Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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