Ring-tailed
Ring-tailed Ring"-tailed`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the tail crossed by conspicuous bands of color. [1913 Webster]

{Ring-tailed cat} (Zo["o]l.), the cacomixle.

{Ring-tailed eagle} (Zo["o]l.), a young golden eagle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ring-tailed — ring′ tailed or ringtail adj. 1) zool. having the tail ringed with alternating colors, as a raccoon 2) anat. zool. having a coiled tail • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • ring-tailed — [riŋ′tāld΄] adj. having colored bands or stripes around the tail …   English World dictionary

  • ring-tailed — adjective Date: 1729 1. having a tail marked with rings of differing colors 2. having a tail carried in a form approximating a circle < a ring tailed Afghan hound > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring-tailed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having a tail marked with rings of differing colors 2. : having a tail carried in the form of a circle a ring tailed dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-tailed — /ring tayld /, adj. 1. having the tail ringed with alternating colors, as a raccoon. 2. having a coiled tail. Also, ringtail. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • ring-tailed — adjective a) having a tail marked with differently colored rings b) carrying its flexible tail in a circular or spiraling form See Also: ringtail, ringstraked …   Wiktionary

  • Ring-tailed ground squirrel — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Ring-tailed cat — Ring tailed Ring tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the tail crossed by conspicuous bands of color. [1913 Webster] {Ring tailed cat} (Zo[ o]l.), the cacomixle. {Ring tailed eagle} (Zo[ o]l.), a young golden eagle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-tailed eagle — Ring tailed Ring tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the tail crossed by conspicuous bands of color. [1913 Webster] {Ring tailed cat} (Zo[ o]l.), the cacomixle. {Ring tailed eagle} (Zo[ o]l.), a young golden eagle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-tailed Pigeon — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdo …   Wikipedia

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