crested definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a crest: a crested black macaque.
    • Having a crest, or ornamental tuft (on an animal) or plume (on a helmet).
    • Having a crest.
    • Having a crest of feathers or tresses upon the head.
    • Bearing any elevated appendage like a crest, as an elevated range or ridge, or a tuft.
    • (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume
    • bearing an heraldic device
    • (of a bird or pet) having a usually ornamental tuft or process regarding head; frequently utilized in combination
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of crest.
  • others:
    • Wearing or having a crest; adorned with a crest or plume: as, a crested helmet.
    • In heraldry, using a comb, as a cock, or an all natural crest of feathers, as any bird having one.
    • In anatomy and zoology, cristate; having a central longitudinal elevation: stated specifically of this prothorax of an insect.

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