Definition of black-capped in English:

black-capped

adjective

  • 1figurative
    Wearing a black cap.

  • 2Chiefly in the names of birds: having the top of the head black.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Flatman (1635–1688), miniature painter and man of letters. From black + capped.

Pronunciation

black-capped

/ˌblakˈkapt/