What does Pileus mean?

Definitions for Pileus
ˈpaɪ li əs, ˈpɪl i-; ˈpaɪ liˌaɪ, ˈpɪl iˌaɪPileus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cap, pileus(noun)

    a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

Wiktionary

  1. pileus(Noun)

    the cap of a mushroom.

  2. pileus(Noun)

    the bell of a jellyfish

  3. pileus(Noun)

    a small thin cloud attached to a cumulus cloud. A cap cloud

  4. pileus(Noun)

    a conical felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pileus(noun)

    a kind of skull cap of felt

    Etymology: [L., a felt cap.]

  2. Pileus(noun)

    the expanded upper portion of many of the fungi. See Mushroom

    Etymology: [L., a felt cap.]

  3. Pileus(noun)

    the top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape

    Etymology: [L., a felt cap.]

Freebase

  1. Pileus

    The pileus is the technical name for the cap, or cap-like part, of a basidiocarp or ascocarp that supports a spore-bearing surface, the hymenium. The hymenium may consist of lamellae, tubes, or teeth, on the underside of the pileus. A pileus is characteristic of agarics, boletes, some polypores, tooth fungi, and some ascomycetes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pileus

    pil′ē-us, n. a Roman conical cap: (bot.) the summit of the stipe bearing the hymenium in some fungi:—pl. Pil′ei (-ī).—adjs. Pil′ēate, -d, fitted with a cap: having the form of a cap or hat; Pil′ēiform.—n. Pilē′olus, a little pileus:—pl. Pilē′oli. [L. pileatuspileus, a cap of felt.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pileus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pileus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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