Origin of pileated
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Examples from the Web for pileated
Pileated woodpeckers, bald eagles and all the ducks are much more rare than formerly.Our Vanishing Wild Life
William T. Hornaday
The log-cock, or pileated woodpecker, the largest and wildest of our Northern species, I have never heard drum.A Year in the Fields
The Pileated Woodpecker is a beautiful bird of great size and strength.
They can readily be identified, at a great distance, from the Pileated Woodpecker by the large amount of white on the secondaries.The Bird Book
Chester A. Reed
Probably red-headed, since the name was misapplied to a specimen of a pileated woodpecker.Seven Mohave Myths
A. L. Kroeber
Word Origin and History for pileated
1728, from Latin pileatus "capped," from pileus "felt cap without a brim," from Greek pilos. Applied in natural history to certain birds and sea urchins.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper