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Meaning of RINGTAIL

Pronunciation:  'ring`teyl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an immature golden eagle
  2. [n]  monkey of Central and South America having a cowl of thick hair on the head
  3. [n]  North American raccoon
  4. [n]  raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings

RINGTAIL is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: Bassariscus astutus, bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, capuchin, Cebus capucinus, civet cat, common raccoon, common racoon, coon, coon cat, miner's cat, Procyon lotor, raccoon fox, ring-tailed cat
 See Also: Aquila chrysaetos, Bassariscus, Cebus, genus Bassariscus, genus Cebus, golden eagle, New World monkey, procyonid, raccoon, racoon



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ring"tail`\, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird having a distinct band of color across
   the tail, as the hen harrier.

2. (Naut.) A light sail set abaft and beyong the leech of a
   boom-and-gaff sail; -- called also {ringsail}.

{Ringtail boom} (Naut.), a spar which is rigged on a boom for
   setting a ringtail.