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Meaning of CRESTED

Pronunciation:  kr'estud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume
  2. [adj]  (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination; "golden crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck"; "tufted loosestrife"
  3. [adj]  (heraldry) bearing an heraldic device
 

CRESTED is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: adorned, decorated, plumed, topknotted, tufted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crest"ed\ (kr[e^]st"[e^]d), a.
1. Having a crest.

         But laced crested helm.               --Dryden.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a crest of feathers or hair upon the
   head. ``The crested bird.'' --Dryden.

3. (Bott.) Bearing any elevated appendage like a crest, as an
   elevated line or ridge, or a tuft. --Gray.

 

 

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