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Definition of Pileus

Pileus
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.

Meaning of Pileus from wikipedia

- Pileus may refer to: Pileus (hat), a brimless cap Pileus (mycology), the "cap" of a mushroom Pileus (meteorology), a cloud formation The crown of a bird's...
- Phrygian type helmet, Pileus helmet with an olive branch ornament, Chalcidian helmet. Staatliche Antikensammlungen Odysseus wearing pileus depicted in a 3rd-century...
- may consist of lamellae, tubes, or teeth, on the underside of the pileus. A pileus is characteristic of agarics, boletes, some polypores, tooth fungi...
- detonations. Sometimes several pileus clouds are observed above each other. The bright iridescent colors seen in pileus are sunlight diffracted in water...
- The Jewish hat also known as the Jewish cap, Judenhut (German) or Latin pileus cornutus ("horned skullcap"), was a cone-shaped pointed hat, often white...
- "Pleurobrachia pileus (O. F. Müller, 1776)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2015-03-15. Neal, Ken (2005). "Sea gooseberry - Pleurobrachia pileus". Marine...
- statue of Liberty Enlightening the World. Libertas was ****ociated with the pileus, commonly worn by the freed slave: Among the Romans the cap of felt was...
- tax in AD 38 by Caligula. The obverse of the coin contains a picture of a Pileus which symbolizes the liberation of the people from the tax burden. Caption:...
- concerned that the pileus would be taken as an abolitionist symbol. He ordered that it be changed to a helmet. Delacroix's figure wears a pileus, and Bartholdi...
- accompanied by a lower layer of fractus species cloud forming in precipitation. Pileus (species calvus only): small cap-like cloud over parent ****ulonimbus. Velum:...
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