[ kyoo-kuh-leyt, kyoo-kuhl-eyt ]
/ ˈkyu kəˌleɪt, kyuˈkʌl eɪt /
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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
Words nearby cucullate
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British Dictionary definitions for cucullate
/ (ˈkjuːkəˌleɪt, -lɪt) /
shaped like a hood or having a hoodlike partcucullate sepals
Derived forms of cucullatecucullately, adverb
Word Origin for cucullate
C18: from Late Latin cucullātus, from Latin cucullus hood, cap
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