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Definition 1: any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for ringlet in the sense of this definition

(ringlet is a kind of ...) diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings

(... is a member of ringlet) a widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods

Definition 2: a small ring - [noun denoting artifact]

(ringlet is a kind of ...) jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger

"she had rings on every finger" "he noted that she wore a wedding band"

Definition 3: a strand or cluster of hair - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for ringlet in the sense of this definition

(ringlet is a kind of ...) a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

"he combed his hair" "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

(... is a kind of ringlet ) a fat sausage-shaped curl

(... is a kind of ringlet ) a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead

(... is a kind of ringlet ) a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled

(... is a kind of ringlet ) one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians

(... is part of ringlet) the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

Definition 4: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for ringlet in the sense of this definition

(ringlet is a kind of ...) a shape that is curved and without sharp angles

(... is a kind of ringlet ) (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth

"we cultivate the flower for its corolla"

(... is a kind of ringlet ) (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green

(... is a kind of ringlet ) a whorl of leaves growing around a stem

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