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Definition 1: rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head - [noun denoting artifact]

(skullcap is a kind of ...) a tight-fitting headdress

(... is a kind of skullcap ) a small skullcap; formerly worn by schoolboys and college freshmen

(... is a kind of skullcap ) a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

(... is a kind of skullcap ) a skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer)

Definition 2: the dome of the skull - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for skullcap in the sense of this definition

(skullcap is a kind of ...) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

(... is part of skullcap) the part of the skull that encloses the brain

Definition 3: a herbaceous plant of the genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, when inverted, resembles a helmet with its visor raised - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for skullcap in the sense of this definition

(skullcap is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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