wryneck

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noun wry·neck \ˈrī-ˌnek\

Definition of wryneck

  1. 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

  2. 2 :  torticollis

1585

First Known Use of wryneck

1585


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wryneck

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noun wry·neck \ˈrī-ˌnek\

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