Cucquean

Cuc"quean`

(k?k"kw?n`), n. [Cuckold + quean.] A woman whose husband is unfaithful to her. [Obs.]
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Cu*cu"jo

(k??-k??"h?), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) The fire beetle of Mexico and the West Indies.
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Cu"cul*late

(k?"k?l-l?t k?-k?l"l?t),

Cu"cul*la`ted

(-l?`t?d -l?-t?d), } a. [LL. cullatus, fr. L. cucullus a cap, hood. See Cowl a hood.] 1. Hooded; cowled; covered, as with a hood. Sir T. Browne.
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2. (Bot.) Having the edges toward the base rolled inward, as the leaf of the commonest American blue violet.
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3. (Zol.) (a) Having the prothorax elevated so as to form a sort of hood, receiving the head, as in certain insects. (b) Having a hoodlike crest on the head, as certain birds, mammals, and reptiles.
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Cu*cul"lus

(?), n.;
pl. Cuculli (#)
. [L., a hood.] 1. (Bot.) A hood-shaped organ, resembling a cowl or monk's hood, as certain concave and arched sepals or petals.
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2. (Zol.) A color marking or structure on the head somewhat resembling a hood.
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