pileum
noun (plural pilea) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin pileus, pileum felt cap; akin to Greek pilos felt Date: 1874 the top of the head of a bird from the bill to the nape

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  • pileum — [pī′lē əm, pil′ēəm] n. pl. pilea [pī′lēə, pil′ēə] [ModL < L pilleum, felt cap: see PILEUS] the top of a bird s head from the bill to the nape …   English World dictionary

  • pileum — /puy lee euhm, pil ee /, n., pl. pilea /puy lee euh, pil ee euh/. the top of the head of a bird, from the base of the bill to the nape. [1870 75; < NL, special use of L pileum, var. of PILEUS skullcap] * * * …   Universalium

  • pileum — pi•le•um [[t]ˈpaɪ li əm, ˈpɪl i [/t]] n. pl. pi•le•a [[t]ˈpaɪ li ə, ˈpɪl i ə[/t]] orn the top of the head of a bird, from the base of the bill to the nape • Etymology: 1870–75; < NL; L pīleum, neut. var. of pīleus felt cap …   From formal English to slang

  • Pileum — galvos viršus statusas T sritis topografinė išorės anatomija atitikmenys: lot. Pileum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kiaušo sritis siauresnis terminas – kakta siauresnis terminas – pakaušis siauresnis terminas – viršugalvis …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • pileum — noun The top of a birds head …   Wiktionary

  • pileum — pi·le·um …   English syllables

  • pileum — /ˈpaɪliəm/ (say puyleeuhm), /ˈpɪl / (say pil ) noun (plural pilea /ˈpaɪliə/ (say puyleeuh)) the top of the head of a bird, from the base of the bill to the nape. {New Latin, from Latin, variant of pilleum. See pileus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pileum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pileum donat, ut pallium recipiat. — См. Дать лычко, чтоб получить ремешок …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • PILEUS — I. PILEUS insigne domus, in urbe Siciliae Catana, cuius inhabitatores hominum pessimi, dicuntur Taisnierio apud Thom. Fazellum, de Rebus Sic. l. 1. c. 1. Tritum, inquiit, Taisnierius in Chiromantia sua, est proverbium, inter totius orbis homines… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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