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Hood, Mount
Hood, Mt.
hooded cloak
hooded coat
Hooded crow
Hooded gull
hooded ladies' tresses
hooded merganser
hooded pitcher plant
hooded seal
hooded skunk
Hooded snake
Hooded tern
Hooded warbler
Hooding end

hooded sheldrake definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male's head [syn: hooded merganser, hooded sheldrake, Lophodytes cucullatus]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hooded Hood"ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. 3. Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. (b) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake. Hooded crow, a European crow (Corvus cornix); -- called also hoody, dun crow, and royston crow. Hooded gull, the European black-headed pewit or gull. Hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded seal, a large North Atlantic seal (Cystophora cristata). The male has a large, inflatible, hoodlike sac upon the head. Called also hoodcap. Hooded sheldrake, the hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded snake. See Cobra de capello, Asp, Haje, etc. Hooded warbler, a small American warbler (Sylvania mitrata).


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