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Crest

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Crest

1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge.

See: crista.

2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull.

3. Feathers on the top of a birds head, or fin rays on the top of a fish's head.

Synonym: crista.

Origin: L. Crista