Hood"ed, a.


Covered with a hood.


Furnished with a hood or something like a hood.


Hood-shaped; esp. Bot., rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip.

4. Zool. (a)

Having the head conspicuously different in color 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 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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