pileated

adjective
pi·​le·​at·​ed | \ ˈpī-lē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce pileated (audio) , ˈpi- How to pronounce pileated (audio) \

Definition of pileated

: having a crest covering the pileum

First Known Use of pileated

circa 1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pileated

Latin pilleātus, pīleātus "wearing a pileus" (from pilleus, pīleus "pileus" + -ātus -ate entry 3) + -ed entry 1

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The first known use of pileated was circa 1728

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“Pileated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pileated. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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