torquate

torquate

[tawr-kwit, -kweyt]
adjective Zoology.
ringed about the neck, as with feathers or a color; collared.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin torquātus adorned with a necklace, equivalent to torqu(ēs) twisted neck-chain + -ātus -ate1

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torques (ˈtɔːkwiːz)
 
n
a distinctive band of hair, feathers, skin, or colour around the neck of an animal; a collar
 
[C17: from Latin: necklace, from torquēre to twist]
 
torquate
 
adj

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