HyperDic: ringlet

English > 4 senses of the word ringlet:
NOUNshaperinglet, coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, gyre, scrolla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
bodyringlet, lock, curl, whorla strand or cluster of hair
artifactringleta small ring
animalringlet, ringlet butterflyany of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
English > ringlet: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).
Synonymscoil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, gyre, scroll
Narrowercalyx(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud
corolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
verticilA whorl of leaves growing around a stem
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishforma espiral
Catalanforma espiral
English > ringlet: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA strand or cluster of hair.
Synonymslock, curl, whorl
Part ofhairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coifThe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
NarrowercrimpA lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
dreadlockOne of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp
forelockA lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
sausage curlA fat sausage-shaped curl
BroaderhairA covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)
Spanishbucle, caracol, chicho, mecha, onda, rizo, rulo, sortija, tirabuzón
Catalananella, bucle, cargol, floc, onda, rínxol, ris, rull, tirabuixó
English > ringlet: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA small ring.
Broaderring, bandjewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
English > ringlet: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningAny of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae.
Synonymringlet butterfly
Member ofSatyridae, family SatyridaeA widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods
Broaderbutterflydiurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings

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