Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A neck or cervix.
  • n. A collar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A neck or cervix.
  • n. Same as Collar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy and zoology, the neck, in the most general sense; the whole neck.
  • n. The necklike prolongation of some flask-shaped infusorians, or of the choanocytes of sponges, which ends in the flagellum and is surrounded by the collar.
  • n. In entomology, the upper part or collar of the prothorax of a beetle, usually called the pronotum.
  • n. In botany: Same as collar, 2 .
  • n. In mosses, the neck or tapering base of the capsule.

Etymologies

Latin, neck. (Wiktionary)

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  • a contraction of accolade

    January 9, 2009

  • headless neck no matter what you column

    January 9, 2009