wryneck


wry·neck

noun \ˈrī-ˌnek\

Definition of WRYNECK

1
:  either of two Old World woodpeckers (Jynx torquilla or J. ruficollis) that differ from the typical woodpeckers in having soft tail feathers and a peculiar manner of writhing the neck

First Known Use of WRYNECK

1585

wry·neck

noun \ˈrī-ˌnek\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WRYNECK

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