cristate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or developing a crest or crista.
    • Having a crest; crested
    • Crested.
  • others:
    • In botany, crested; tufted; having some elevated appendage like a crest or tuft.
    • In zoology, crested; having a crest or tuft, specially from the mind; having a tuft, mane, or ridge on the top part of the head, body, or tail. Crested is more commonly used.
    • Carinate or keeled, because the breast-bone of a bird.

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