Cucullated
Cucullate Cu"cul*late (k?"k?l-l?t or k?-k?l"l?t), Cucullated Cu"cul*la`ted (-l?`t?d or -l?-t?d), a. [LL. cullatus, fr. L. cucullus a cap, hood. See {Cowl} a hood.] 1. Hooded; cowled; covered, as with a hood. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having the edges toward the base rolled inward, as the leaf of the commonest American blue violet. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the prothorax elevated so as to form a sort of hood, receiving the head, as in certain insects. (b) Having a hoodlike crest on the head, as certain birds, mammals, and reptiles. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • cucullated — adjective /ˈkjuːkəleɪtɪd/ a) Having a hood or cowl; hooded. They are differently cucullated or capuched upon the head and back, and in the Cicada the eyes are more prominent b) Having a hood like covering or component; hood shaped …   Wiktionary

  • cucullated — a. See cucullate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cucullated — cu·cul·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • cucullated — adjective see cucullate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cucullate — Cu cul*late (k? k?l l?t or k? k?l l?t), Cucullated Cu cul*la ted ( l? t?d or l? t?d), a. [LL. cullatus, fr. L. cucullus a cap, hood. See {Cowl} a hood.] 1. Hooded; cowled; covered, as with a hood. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cucullate — /kyooh keuh layt , kyooh kul ayt/, adj. resembling a cowl or hood. Also, cucullated /kyooh keuh lay tid, kyooh kul ay /. [1785 95; < LL cucullatus having a hood, equiv. to L cucull(us) a covering, hood + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cucullate — a.; (also cucullated) 1. Hooded, cowled. 2. Hood shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hooded — a. 1. Covered with a hood. 2. (Bot.) Cucullate, cucullated, hood shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cucullate — /ˈkjukəleɪt/ (say kyoohkuhlayt), / lət/ (say luht) adjective 1. cowled; hooded. 2. resembling a cowl or hood. Also, cucullated. {Late Latin cucullātus hooded} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cucullate — [kyo͞o kul′āt΄, kyo͞o kul′it; kyo͞o′kə lāt΄, kyo͞o kə′lit] adj. [LL(Ec) cuculatus < cuculla, for L cucullus, hood: see COWL1] shaped like a hood; cowled, as the leaves of violets: also cucullated …   English World dictionary

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