What is another word for caput?

996 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈapʊt], [ kˈapʊt], [ k_ˈa_p_ʊ_t]

The Latin word "caput" refers to the head and has several synonyms that can be used in different contexts. "Cranium" is commonly used in medical contexts to refer to the bones that form the head. "Skull" and "head" are more general terms that refer to the entire head, while "noggin" is a more informal term that can also be used. "Top" is often used to refer to the uppermost part of the head, while "pate" is a literary or humorous term that can be used to refer to the top of the head as well. "Cephalic" is an adjective that can be used to describe anything related to the head.

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What are the hyponyms for Caput?

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Usage examples for Caput

When it does it will be time to resort to that hearth-broom, and restrict combustion with collected caput-mortuum of Derby-Brights, selected, twenty-seven shillings.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
"Poesy," he says in the preface to his translation from the Aeneid, "is of so subtle a spirit that in the pouring out of one language into another it will all evaporate; and if a new spirit be not added in transfusion, there will remain nothing but a caput mortuum."
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
Septimus liber probat ex Scriptura quod Romana Ecclesia sit caput totius Ecclesiae Christianae.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865"
Society of Clergymen

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