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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