Hooded sheldrake
Hooded Hood"ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster]

2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster]

3. Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. (b) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake. [1913 Webster]

{Hooded crow}, a European crow (Corvus cornix); -- called also {hoody}, {dun crow}, and {royston crow}.

{Hooded gull}, the European black-headed pewit or gull.

{Hooded merganser}. See {Merganser}.

{Hooded seal}, a large North Atlantic seal ({Cystophora cristata}). The male has a large, inflatible, hoodlike sac upon the head. Called also {hoodcap}.

{Hooded sheldrake}, the hooded merganser. See {Merganser}.

{Hooded snake}. See {Cobra de capello}, {Asp}, {Haje}, etc.

{Hooded warbler}, a small American warbler ({Sylvania mitrata}). [1913 Webster]


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  • hooded sheldrake — noun small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male s head • Syn: ↑hooded merganser, ↑Lophodytes cucullatus • Hypernyms: ↑merganser, ↑fish duck, ↑sawbill, ↑sheldrake • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hooded — Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded crow — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded gull — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded merganser — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded seal — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded snake — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded warbler — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooded merganser — noun small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male s head • Syn: ↑hooded sheldrake, ↑Lophodytes cucullatus • Hypernyms: ↑merganser, ↑fish duck, ↑sawbill, ↑sheldrake • …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheldrake — noun 1. large crested fish eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges • Syn: ↑merganser, ↑fish duck, ↑sawbill • Hypernyms: ↑sea duck • Hyponyms: ↑goosander, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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