ring-necked blackhead
Ring-necked Ring"-necked`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster]

{Ring-necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red ring encircles the neck. This ring is absent in the female. Called also {ring-neck}, {ring-necked blackhead}, {ringbill}, {tufted duck}, and {black jack}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ring-billed blackhead — Ringbill Ring bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The ring necked scaup duck; called also {ring billed blackhead}. See {Scaup}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-necked — a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-necked duck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring-neck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blackhead — Scaup Scaup (sk[add]p), n. [See {Scalp} a bed of oysters or mussels.] 1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. [1913 Webster] {Scaup duck} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring-billed duck — noun or ring billed blackhead or ring billed bluebill ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : ring necked duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aythya collaris — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black jack — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ringbill — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tufted duck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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