white-headed
adjective Date: 1525 1. having the hair, fur, or plumage of the head white or very light 2. specially favored ; fortunate — used especially in the phrase white-headed boy

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  • White-headed — may refer to:In mammalogy:* White headed Capuchin, small New World monkey of the family Cebidae * White headed Marmoset, marmoset endemic to BrazilIn ornithology:* White headed Duck, small stiff tailed duck * White headed Flightless Steamer Duck …   Wikipedia

  • white-headed — [hwīt′hed΄id, wīt′hed′id] adj. 1. having a white head; specif., having white or very light hair, feathers, etc. on the head 2. Informal FAIR HAIRED (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • white-headed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. a. : having the head white b. (1) : having white hair (2) : having very light hair 2. : highly favore …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-headed — /hwuyt hed id, wuyt /, adj. 1. white haired (def. 1). 2. having fair or flaxen hair. 3. being especially favored; fair haired: He s the company s white headed boy. [1515 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • white-headed — white′ head′ed adj. 1) having white hair 2) having fair or flaxen hair 3) being especially favored • Etymology: 1515–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • white-headed — /waɪt ˈhɛdəd/ (say wuyt heduhd) adjective 1. having white hair. 2. having fair or flaxen hair. 3. (of an animal) having the head wholly or partly white. 4. Colloquial → white haired (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • White-headed Buffalo Weaver — At Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • White-headed Marsh-tyrant — Male in São Paulo, Brazil …   Wikipedia

  • White-headed Pigeon — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • White-headed Mousebird — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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