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cucullate

[ kyoo-kuh-leyt, kyoo-kuhl-eyt ]
/ ˈkyu kəˌleɪt, kyuˈkʌl eɪt /
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adjective
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

First recorded in 1785–95; from Late Latin cucullātus “having a hood,” equivalent to Latin cucull(us) “a covering, hood” + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for cucullate

cucullate
/ (ˈkjuːkəˌleɪt, -lɪt) /

adjective
shaped like a hood or having a hoodlike partcucullate sepals

Derived forms of cucullate

cucullately, adverb

Word Origin for cucullate

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