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cucullate


cucullate


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cucullate  \Cu"cul*late\  (k?"k?l-l?t  or  k?-k?l"l?t),  Cucullated 
  \Cu"cul*la`ted\  (-l?`t?d  or  -l?-t?d),  a.  [LL.  cullatus,  fr  L. 
  cucullus  a  cap,  hood.  See  {Cowl}  a  hood.] 
  1.  Hooded;  cowled;  covered,  as  with  a  hood.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Having  the  edges  toward  the  base  rolled  inward,  as 
  the  leaf  of  the  commonest  American  blue  violet. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Having  the  prothorax  elevated  so  as  to  form  a  sort  of 
  hood,  receiving  the  head,  as  in  certain  insects. 
  b  Having  a  hoodlike  crest  on  the  head,  as  certain  birds, 
  mammals,  and  reptiles.