Definition of ring-tailed in English:


Syllabification: ring-tailed
Pronunciation: /ˈriNGˌtāld/


Used in names of mammals and birds that have the tail banded in contrasting colors, e.g., ring-tailed lemur, or curled at the end, e.g., ring-tailed possum.
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  • Yesterday, the model braved entry to the lemur enclosure to pose with the ring-tailed animals to help launch the competition.
  • She's a ring-tailed lemur.
  • Since the 1960s, Massachusetts state officials have been releasing non-native ring-tailed pheasants through the state for a fall hunting season.

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