Definition of crested in English:

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crested

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɛstɪd/

adjective

1(Of a bird or other animal) having a comb or tuft of feathers, fur, or skin on the head: the crested drake mandarin duck [in combination]: a plush-crested jay
More example sentences
  • They have a gray-blue feather crested head, which they can raise and lower.
  • In Bendigo, near where I live in north-central Victoria, there are now huge numbers of crested pigeons.
  • As yet another scorching summer has drawn to a close in Mumbai, one hears the haunting cry of the pied crested cuckoo.
2Emblazoned with a coat of arms or other emblem: crested notepaper

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