pileus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin pilleus (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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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pīleus m (genitive pīleī); second declension

  1. Alternative spelling of pilleus

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pīleus pīleī
genitive pīleī pīleōrum
dative pīleō pīleīs
accusative pīleum pīleōs
ablative pīleō pīleīs
vocative pīlee pīleī

References[edit]

  • pīlĕus (pill-)” on page 1,181/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)