From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Occiput \Oc"ci*put\, n.; pl. L. Occipita, E. Occiputs. [L.,
   fr. ob (see Ob-) + caput head. See Chief.]
   1. (Anat.) The back, or posterior, part of the head or skull;
      the region of the occipital bone.
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   2. (Zool.) A plate which forms the back part of the head of
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