noun, plural ca·pi·ta [kap-i-tuh] /ˈkæp ɪ tə/. Anatomy.
- caput medusae,
- caput succedaneum,
Origin of caput
Examples from the Web for caput
The Nevada Democrat was over; his career dead; his reign atop the Senate caput.
Did it lie in their mouths to contend that a foreign settler who establishes an empire in India is a caput lupinum?Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The ccum is bent upward and to the left, the caput coli being formed by the right sacculation.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Caput parvum; alarum basis squamis conspicuis, elongatis imbricata.Zoological Illustrations, Volume III|William Swainson
Facilius sit Nili caput invenire—It would be 50 easier to discover the source of the Nile.
Kirkby Kendale, the caput of the barony, became from this period the official church centre.The Church of Grasmere|Mary L. Armitt
noun plural capita (ˈkæpɪtə)
Word Origin for caput
"head," in various senses, from Latin caput (see capitulum).