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