ring-necked

adjective
\ ˈriŋ-ˌnekt How to pronounce ring-necked (audio) \
variants: or ring-neck \ ˈriŋ-​ˌnek How to pronounce ring-neck (audio) \

Definition of ring-necked

: having a ring of color about the neck

First Known Use of ring-necked

1750, in the meaning defined above

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“Ring-necked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring-necked. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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