from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small carnivorous raccoonlike mammal (Bassariscus astutus) of the southwest United States, having grayish or brownish fur and a black-banded tail.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ring-tailed animal, notably:
- n. A ringsail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bird having a distinct band of color across the tail, as the hen harrier.
- n. A light sail set abaft and beyong the leech of a boom-and-gaff sail; -- called also ringsail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ring-tailed bird of prey: especially, the female or young male harrier, Circus cyaneus.
- n. 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. North American raccoon
- n. an immature golden eagle
- n. monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
- n. raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
ring + tail (Wiktionary)