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pileus Explained

pileus at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) pilei

Pileus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Pileus \Pi"le*us\, n.; pl. {Pilei}. [L., a felt cap.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A kind of skull cap of felt.

2. (Bot.) The expanded upper portion of many of the fungi.
See {Mushroom}.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to
the nape.

pileus at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

pileus
n : a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the
top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom [syn: {cap}]
[also: {pilei} (pl)]

pileus at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: etyl » la Inter: len » a Inter: term » pileus|lang=la||a felt cap.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pilei
  • the cap of a mushroom.
    1. the bell of a jellyfish
    2. Inter: meteorolog » y a small thin cloud attached to a cumulus cloud. A cap cloud
    3. a conical felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece
    4. The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » the cap of a mushroom

  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|kapelusz|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » small cloud
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pileus|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pileus|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Clouds -
    Category: Category:en:Mycology -
    Translation: fr » pileus
    Translation: mg » pileus
    Translation: pl » pileus
    Translation: ta » pileus
    Translation: zh » pileus