Definition of “caput” - English Dictionary

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“caput” in British English

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caputnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæp.ʌt/ us /ˈkeɪ.pət/ plural capita specialized

Examples from literature

  • Black pads were hugged to his ears by a steel strip that curved behind his head, and he wore a hard hat that seemed merely to perch insecurely on his caput instead of fit. 

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