Definition of Pileate

1. a. Having the form of a cap for the head.



Definition of Pileate

1. having a pileus [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pileate

pilches
pilcorn
pilcorns
pilcrow
pilcrows
pile
pile-up
pile-ups
pile driver
pile drivers
pile dwelling
pile on
pile on the pounds
pile up
pileate (current term)
pileated
pileated gibbon
pileated gibbons
pileated woodpecker
piled
piledriven
piledriver
piledrivers
piledrives
piledriving
piledrove
pilei
pileiform

Literary usage of Pileate

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1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden by Missouri Botanical Garden (1879)
"Fructifications cespitose; pileate segments pectinate along their margins; 9. ... Fructification a sessile, rosette-shaped mass of reddish brown pileate 12. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"When wholly resupinate the plant is scarcely distinguishable from some forms of ,S. ochraceum, but I have always found these associated with the pileate ..."

3. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Context formed of different layers, often pileate. HYMENOCHAETE. ... Thelephora is more commonly terrestrial and pileate, including leathery species. ..."

4. Fungal Flora of the Lehigh Valley, Pa. by William Herbst (1899)
"pileate, margin revolute. GEOGLOSSUM.—Clavate. PEZIZA. ... Receptacle pileate, hanging down over the stem; concave and barren below ; hymenium even. ..."

5. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart (1905)
"A synopsis of the brown pileate species. William Alphonso Murrill. Bull. Torr. Bot. ... POLYPORACEAE, Key to the white and bright-colored pileate species. ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"A synopsis of the brown pileate species, ie (353-371) . . . 12. A synopsis of the white and bright-colored pileate species. Ie (409-493) . . . 13. ..."

7. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Only exceptionally, and under unknown conditions, do large pileate sporophores of a purely agaric type develop from the mycelium and crown the top of the ..."

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