cucullate

adjective
cu·​cul·​late | \ˈkyü-kə-ˌlāt, kyü-ˈkə-lət \

Definition of cucullate 

: having the shape of a hood a cucullate leaf

First Known Use of cucullate

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cucullate

Medieval Latin cucullatus, from Latin cucullus hood

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