a planetary nebula in the constellation Lyra that has a ringlike appearance surrounding its central star.
noun 1. a ring-necked animal.
adjective, Zoology. 1. having a ring of distinctive color around the neck. adjective 1. (of animals, esp certain birds and snakes) having a band of distinctive colour around the neck
- Ring-necked duck
noun 1. a North American scauplike duck, Aythya collaris, having a chestnut ring around the neck.
- Ring-necked pheasant
noun 1. a gallinaceous Asian bird, Phasianus colchicus, having a white band around its neck, introduced into Great Britain, North America, and the Hawaiian Islands. ring-necked pheasant noun 1. a common pheasant, Phasianus colchicus, originating in Asia. The male has a bright plumage with a band of white around the neck and the female is […]