: having the shape of a hood
a cucullate leaf

Word History


Medieval Latin cucullatus, from Latin cucullus hood

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cucullate was in 1794

Dictionary Entries Near cucullate

Cite this Entry

“Cucullate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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