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cucullate

[kyoo-kuh-leyt, kyoo-kuhl-eyt]
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adjective
  1. resembling a cowl or hood.
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Also cu·cul·lat·ed [kyoo-kuh-ley-tid, kyoo-kuhl-ey-] /ˈkyu kəˌleɪ tɪd, kyuˈkʌl eɪ-/.

Origin of cucullate

1785–95; < Late Latin cucullātus having a hood, equivalent to Latin cucull(us) a covering, hood + -ātus -ate1
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Related Words for cucullate

cowled, cucullate

British Dictionary definitions for cucullate

cucullate

adjective
  1. shaped like a hood or having a hoodlike partcucullate sepals
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Derived Formscucullately, adverb

Word Origin for cucullate

C18: from Late Latin cucullātus, from Latin cucullus hood, cap
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