pileated[pīˈlē-āˌtĭd] also pi·le·ate [-ĭt]
pileated definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Botany Having a pileus.
- Having a crest covering the pileum. Used of a bird.
Origin: From Latin pīleātus, wearing a pileus, from pīleus, felt cap.
Variant of pileate
- having a pileus
- having a crest extending from the bill to the nape, as some birds
Origin: Classical Latin pileatus ; from pileus