pileus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin pileus (a felt cap).

Noun[edit]

pileus (plural pilei)

  1. the cap of a mushroom.
  2. the bell of a jellyfish
  3. (meteorology) a small thin cloud attached to a cumulus cloud. A cap cloud
  4. a conical felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece
  5. The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.

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