Definition of Hooded

1. a. Covered with a hood.

Definition of Hooded

1. Adjective. wearing a hood ¹

2. Adjective. covered with a hood ¹

3. Adjective. shaped like a hood ¹

4. Adjective. (context: of an animal) having a crest or similar elastic skin in the neck area ¹

5. Verb. (past of hood) ¹

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Definition of Hooded

1. hood [v] - See also: hood

Medical Definition of Hooded

1. 1. Covered with a hood. 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. 3. Hood-shaped; especially. Rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. 4. Having the head conspicuously different in colour from the rest of the plumage; said of birds. Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake. Hooded crow, a European crow; 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). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hooded

hoo man
hood latch
hood ornament
hood ornaments
hood rats
hood rich
hooded (current term)
hooded cloak
hooded coat
hooded crow
hooded crows
hooded ladies' tresses
hooded merganser
hooded pitcher plant
hooded prepuce
hooded seal
hooded seals
hooded sheldrake
hooded skunk
hooded tinamou
hooded tinamous

Literary usage of Hooded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Selection and Cross-breeding in Relation to the Inheritance of Coat-pigments by Hansford MacCurdy, William Ernest Castle (1907)
"The gray Irish female (141) has produced, by hooded males, young of the Irish pattern only, 19 in number, some of them being gray, and others black ..."

2. Studies of Inheritance in Guinea-pigs and Rats by William Ernest Castle, Sewall Wright (1916)
"hooded CROSSED WITH WILD. rats, the hooded character in this case being derived from 96955, grade +4, generation 12. The character of her first F2 ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"ab cd ea, side view of head of new awnless barley; 6, separate grains and spikelet; c, front view of the head; d, separate grains and spikelet of hooded ..."

4. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"Excepting the Smew or White Nun, the hooded Merganser is the handsomest of its family. Its broad and rounded crest of pure white, with an edging of jetty ..."

5. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1852)
"hooded Merganser. Mergus cucullatus. Audubon Orn. Biog. III. 246, y. 619. ... The hooded Goosander, scarcely inferior in beauty to the Pied ..."

6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"The hooded Warbler in Massachusetts. —On the fifth of this month (September, 1901) I identified an adult male hooded Warbler ..."

7. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1846)
"THE hooded CROW differs very much in colouring from all others of its tribe ... During summer, hooded Crows sojourn as far north as the Ferro Isles and ..."

8. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"THE hooded MERGANSER. Mergus cucullatus. WE are indebted to Selby for the first notice of the hooded Merganser as a straggler to Britain; ..."

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