ring-tailed

adjective
\ ˈriŋ-ˌtāld How to pronounce ring-tailed (audio) \

Definition of ring-tailed

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

First Known Use of ring-tailed

1704, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ring-tailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring-tailed. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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