Meaning of “crested” in the English Dictionary

"crested" in British English

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uk /ˈkres.tɪd/ us /ˈkres.tɪd/

crested adjective (WITH TOP)

A crested bird has a growth of feathers on its head:

a crested grebe

crested adjective (WITH PICTURE)

Crested paper has a crest (= design) at the top:

crested writing paper

(Definition of “crested” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)