from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Covered with or having a hood.
- adj. Shaped like a hood, cowl, or similar covering.
- adj. Zoology Having coloration or a crest suggesting a hood.
- adj. Zoology Having elastic skin at the neck that, when distended, resembles a hood, as that of the cobra.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. wearing a hood
- adj. covered with a hood
- adj. shaped like a hood
- adj. having a crest or similar elastic skin in the neck area
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of hood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Covered with a hood.
- adj. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood.
- adj. Hood-shaped
- adj. Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds.
- adj. Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wearing, or covered or furnished with, a hood.
- Specifically, in zoology, having on the head any formation of parts or arrangement of colors like or likened to a hood, as in mammals, birds, etc.; cucullate; capistrate.
- In botany, cucullate; having the apex or sides curved upward or arched over so as to resemble the point of a slipper or a hood, as the spathe of the Indian turnip or the lip of Cypripedium and Calypso. See cut under Cypripedium.
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