Ceophloeus pileatus
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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  • logcock — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pileated — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodcock — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pileated woodpecker — /pɪlieɪtəd ˈwʊdpɛkə/ (say pileeaytuhd woodpekuh) noun a large black and white North American woodpecker, Ceophloeus pileatus, with prominent red crest …   Australian English dictionary

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