torquate

adjective

tor·​quate
ˈtȯrˌkwāt
: having a ring especially of color around the neck : collared, ring-necked

Word History

Etymology

Latin torquatus, literally, wearing a torque, from torquis, torques + -atus -ate

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“Torquate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torquate. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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