Definition of Pileated

1. Adjective. (botany) Having a pileus ¹



2. Adjective. (zoology) Having a crest covering the pileum ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pileated

1. pileate [adj] - See also: pileate

Medical Definition of Pileated

1. 1. Having the form of a cap for the head. 2. Having a crest covering the pileus, or whole top of the head. Pileated woodpecker, a large American woodpecker (Ceophloeus pileatus). It is black, with a bright red pointed crest. Synonym: logcock, and woodcock. Origin: L. Pileatus, fr. Pileus a felt cap or hat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pileated

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

Literary usage of Pileated

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"... of very important characters.1 Upon superior aspect, this skull has the general characters of the skull of a pileated Woodpecker; it differs, however, ..."

2. Birds of Village and Field: A Bird Book for Beginners by Florence Merriam Bailey (1898)
"pileated Woodpecker; Cock-of-the-Woods ... In the hummocks and cypress swamps of Florida, however, Mr. Chapman tells us the pileated ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"Fortunately, pileated Woodpeckers are still found in different parts of the state, more especially in the heavy timber of the southeast. ..."

4. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1907)
"The pileated is an adept at such telegraphing, and its tattoo on a ... The pileated woodpecker seems to be distributed over the United States in general, ..."

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