cucullate definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Having the form of a cowl or bonnet; hooded: cucullate sepals.
    • cucullated
    • Hooded; cowled; covered, as with a hood.
    • Having the edges toward the beds base rolled inwards, due to the fact leaf associated with commonest United states blue violet.
    • obtaining the prothorax elevated so as to form a kind of hood, receiving the top, as in certain bugs.
    • Having a hoodlike crest from the head, as certain birds, animals, and reptiles.
  • others:
    • Hooded; cowled; covered just like a hood.
    • In botany, getting the form or semblance of a hood; wide towards the top and attracted to a point below, by means of a cornet of paper; like or likened to a hood: because, a cucullate leaf or nectary. In mosses it's specifically placed on a conical calyptra cleft at one part.
    • In zoology, hooded; obtaining the mind shaped, marked, or colored just as if hooded or cowled: particularly used, in entomology, to the prothorax of an insect when it's raised or otherwise formed into a type of bonnet or cowl when it comes to head.

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