Pilei
Pileus Pi"le*us, n.; pl. {Pilei}. [L., a felt cap.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A kind of skull cap of felt. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The expanded upper portion of many of the fungi. See {Mushroom}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape. [1913 Webster]


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