ringtail

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ringtail an immature golden eagle
    • n ringtail monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
    • n ringtail North American raccoon
    • n ringtail raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ringtail (Zoöl) A bird having a distinct band of color across the tail, as the hen harrier.
    • Ringtail (Naut) A light sail set abaft and beyong the leech of a boom-and-gaff sail; -- called also ringsail.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ringtail A ring-tailed bird of prey: especially, the female or young male harrier, Circus cyaneus.
    • n ringtail A small quadrilateral sail, set on a small mast on a ship's taffrail; also, a studdingsail set upon the gaff of a fore-and-aft sail. Also called ringsail.
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Usage

In literature:

A moment later Ringtail, the big raccoon, scrambled to the ground and set off in search of food.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
Ringtails have been seen in each major habitat within the Park.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
Bear a hand, my men, and run up the ringtail.
"The Portland Sketch Book" by Various
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In news:

Meeko the Ringtailed Lemur is ready for the Superbowl.
Meeko is a Ringtailed Lemur at Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch in Pilot Point, TX.
Ringtail Solutions, a leading provider of knowledge management and litigation support solutions, will be previewing the latest release of the Ringtail CaseBook application.
Ringtail CaseBook Version 7, due out late in the fourth quarter this year.
Ringtail Solutions, a leading provider of knowledge management and litigation support solutions, has announced the enhancement of Ringtail Casebook that supports some significant extended features for electronic document discovery.
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