pileate

[pahy-lee-it, -eyt, pil-ee-]
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

having a pileus.

Origin of pileate

First recorded in 1820–30, pileate is from the Latin word pīleātus capped. See pileus, -ate1
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pileate

pileated (ˈpaɪlɪˌeɪtɪd, ˈpɪl-)

adjective

(of birds) having a crest
botany having a pileus

Word Origin for pileate

C18: from Latin pīleātus wearing a felt cap, from pileus
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