vervel

noun
ver·vel | \ˈvərvəl\
variants: or less commonly varvel \ˈvär- \
plural -s

Definition of vervel 

: a ring or one of several rings attached to a bird's leg for securing the bird to its perch

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History and Etymology for vervel

Middle French vervelle, from Late Latin vertibulum joint of the spine; akin to Latin vertebra

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