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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Zoology Having a ringlike or collarlike band or marking about the neck.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Collared; having a torques, or distinct colored ring around the neck.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, ringed about the neck; collared, as with a color, or by the peculiar texture, etc., of hair or feathers about the neck.

Etymologies

Latin torquātus, from torquēs, collar; see torque2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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