Pileated woodpecker
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]


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