pileum

noun pi·le·um \ ˈpī-lē-əm \

Definition of pileum

plural pilea play \ˈpī-lē-ə\
:the top of the head of a bird from the bill to the nape

Origin and Etymology of pileum

New Latin, from Latin pileus, pileum felt cap; akin to Greek pilos felt


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