Definition of crested
: having a crest a crested bird
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Puff is a sassy, strong and sensitive crested duck named for her fluffy hairdo.
The hot sun, the wide-brimmed hat, the white sunglasses and bikini, and the white-crested waves are all remembered; the foreground crustaceans are pure Schutz.
But the Galápagos cormorants are closely related to neo-tropical cormorants and double-crested cormorants, both common birds.
The crested toad has also experienced loss of habitat from development and intensive sugarcane production.
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Definition of crested for English Language Learners
: having a decorative bunch of feathers or hair : having a crest
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