Pileum



[pahy-lee-uh m, pil-ee-] /ˈpaɪ li əm, ˈpɪl i-/

noun, plural pilea
[pahy-lee-uh, pil-ee-uh] /ˈpaɪ li ə, ˈpɪl i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
the top of the head of a bird, from the base of the bill to the nape.
/ˈpaɪlɪəm; ˈpɪl-/
noun (pl) -lea (-lɪə)
1.
the top of a bird’s head from the base of the bill to the occiput

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