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ring-necked

[ ring-nekt ]
/ ˈrɪŋˌnɛkt /
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adjective Zoology.
having a ring of distinctive color around the neck.
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Origin of ring-necked

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for ring-necked

ring-necked

adjective
(of animals, esp certain birds and snakes) having a band of distinctive colour around the neck
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