Definition of ring-neck in English:


Syllabification: ring-neck
(also ringneck)


Any of a number of ring-necked birds, in particular.
  • A ring-necked pheasant. See pheasantAustralian A green parrot with a yellow collar (genus Barnardius, family Psittacidae: two species).A ring-necked duck (Aythya collaris, family Anatidae).
More 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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