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English noun: ringlet

1. ringlet (shape) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)


Synonymscoil, curl, curlicue, gyre, roll, scroll, whorl


Broader (hypernym)round shape


Narrower (hyponym)calyx, corolla, verticil

2. ringlet (body) a strand or cluster of hair


Synonymscurl, lock, whorl


Broader (hypernym)hair


Narrower (hyponym)crimp, dreadlock, forelock, sausage curl


Part meronymcoif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle

3. ringlet (artifact) a small ring


Broader (hypernym)band, ring

4. ringlet (animal) any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae


Synonymsringlet butterfly


Broader (hypernym)butterfly


Member meronymfamily Satyridae, Satyridae









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