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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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