Definition of pogoniate in English:

pogoniate

adjective

rare, humorous
  • Bearded, barbate; Ornithology (of a feather) having a vane, vexillate. Also occasionally as noun: a bearded person.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From post-classical Latin pogonium (C. Illiger Prodromus systematis mammalium et avium 188; from ancient Greek πώγων beard + post-classical Latin -ium: see -y) + -ate.

Pronunciation

pogoniate

/pəˈɡəʊnɪeɪt/