cucullated

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cucullatus, from cucullus ‘hood’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkjuːkəleɪtɪd/

Adjective[edit]

cucullated (comparative more cucullated, superlative most cucullated)

  1. Having a hood or cowl; hooded.
  2. (zoology, botany) Having a hood-like covering or component; hood-shaped.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Folio Society 2007, p. 429:
      They are differently cucullated or capuched upon the head and back, and in the Cicada the eyes are more prominent
  3. (botany) Having the edges toward the base rolled inward, as the leaf of the commonest American blue violet.