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skull·cap

 (skŭl′kăp′)
n.
1.
a. A light, close-fitting, brimless cap.
b. A yarmulke.
2. Any of various plants of the genus Scutellaria of the mint family, having clusters of two-lipped flowers.

skullcap

(ˈskʌlˌkæp)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a rounded brimless hat fitting the crown of the head
2. (Zoology) the nontechnical name for calvaria
3. (Plants) any of various perennial plants of the genus Scutellaria, esp S. galericulata, that typically have helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

skull•cap

(ˈskʌlˌkæp)

n.
1. a small, brimless, close-fitting cap, often made of silk or velvet, worn on the crown of the head.
3. the domelike roof of the skull.
4. any of various plants belonging to the genus Scutellaria, of the mint family, having a calyx resembling a helmet.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skullcap - rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the headskullcap - rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head
beanie, beany - a small skullcap; formerly worn by schoolboys and college freshmen
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
coif - a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law
yarmelke, yarmulka, yarmulke - a skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer)
2.skullcap - a herbaceous plant of the genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, when inverted, resembles a helmet with its visor raised
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
3.skullcap - the dome of the skull
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
Translations
HelmkrautSchädeldecke
koponyatető
tarczyca

skullcap

[ˈskʌlkæp] N (gen) → gorro m; [of priest] → solideo m

skullcap

nKipa f

skullcap

[ˈskʌlˌkæp] n (worn by Jews) → zucchetto; (worn by Pope) → papalina

skullcap

n (bot) escutelaria
References in classic literature ?
Do you see the venerable schoolmaster, severe in aspect, with a black skullcap on his head, like an ancient Puritan, and the snow of his white beard drifting down to his very girdle?
A French corporal, with coat unbuttoned in a homely way, a skullcap on his head, and a short pipe in his mouth, came from behind a corner of the shed and approached Pierre with a friendly wink.
There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
He was now well stricken in years, a man of pale, thin countenance, and his gray hairs were closely covered by a black velvet skullcap.
What does it do: Skullcap was a valued medicinal plant of the Native Americans and played a part in their religious ceremonies.
The "B2V" system requires a driver to wear a skullcap that measures brain-wave activity and transmits its readings to steering, acceleration and braking systems that can start responding before the driver initiates the action.
Muslim inmate David Rasheed Ali, 33, sued the correctional agency to be allowed to grow a "fist-length" beard and wear a knit skullcap in accordance with his beliefs.
Liver damage has been reported with use of the Chinese skullcap contained in the Move Free[R] Advanced dietary supplement.
With his full beard, tie-dyed shirt (adorned, of course, with religious fringes) and a psychedelically embroidered skullcap, the "Sephardic Santana," as he is sometimes called, makes no apologies for embracing the trappings of the counterculture.
Catholic Roman by worn skullcap A10 Jaundice; 9 Prince; 8 Washington; 7 Norway; 6 hardness; relative of scale Mohs The 5 Soho; 4 tin; and Lead 3 Greece; 2 Hume; Basil Cardinal 1 DAY: THE OF QUIZ
Videos of Lim offering a new skullcap to Francis and taking the one the Pope was wearing upon his arrival at Villamor Air Base from Tacloban City on Saturday afternoon went viral on social media.
Today, it was held in a coastal location where a policeman posing as a terrorist was wearing a skullcap.