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ring-neck

Syllabification: ring-neck
(also ringneck)

Definition of ring-neck in English:

noun

Any of a number of ring-necked birds, in particular.
Example sentences
  • On the one hand, you have the uplands: home to the ruffed grouse and the woodcock, the ringneck pheasant, the bobwhite quail, and just possibly sharptail grouse and Hungarian partridge, too.
  • Wigeon, scaup, ringnecks and a considerable number of mallards make use of the parkland habitat, Sharp said.
  • It made a good all-around bird gun and took its share of ringnecks.

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