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cucullus


cucullus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cucullus  \Cu*cul"lus\,  n.;  pl  {Cuculli}.  [L.,  a  hood.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  hood-shaped  organ,  resembling  a  cowl  or  monk's 
  hood,  as  certain  concave  and  arched  sepals  or  petals. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  color  marking  or  structure  on  the  head 
  somewhat  resembling  a  hood.