noun \ˈpī-lē-əm\
plural pi·lea \-lē-ə\

Definition of PILEUM

:  the top of the head of a bird from the bill to the nape

Origin of PILEUM

New Latin, from Latin pileus, pileum felt cap; akin to Greek pilos felt
First Known Use: 1874


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