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skullcap

noun skull·cap \ˈskəl-ˌkap\

: a small, round cap that fits on top of the head and that is worn especially by Jewish men and Catholic clergymen

: a tight-fitting cap that is made of material that stretches

Full Definition of SKULLCAP

1
:  a close-fitting cap; especially :  a light brimless cap for indoor wear
2
:  any of various mints (genus Scutellaria) having a bell-shaped calyx that when inverted resembles a helmet
3
:  the upper portion of the skull :  calvarium

First Known Use of SKULLCAP

1682

skullcap

noun skull·cap \ˈskəl-ˌkap\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKULLCAP

:  the upper portion of the skull :  calvarium

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