AskDefine | Define ringlet

Dictionary Definition



1 a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles [syn: coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, gyre, scroll]
2 a strand or cluster of hair [syn: lock, curl, whorl]
3 a small ring
4 any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae [syn: ringlet butterfly]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A small ring.
    Her hair was in ringlets.

Extensive Definition

This article concerns the butterfly. For the feminine hairstyle, see Ringlet (haircut).
The Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.
ringlet in Czech: Okáč prosíčkový
ringlet in Danish: Engrandøje
ringlet in German: Brauner Waldvogel
ringlet in French: Tristan (papillon)
ringlet in Western Frisian: Donker Sâneachje
ringlet in Upper Sorbian: Pomróčnica
ringlet in Lithuanian: Tamsusis satyras
ringlet in Hungarian: Közönséges ökörszemlepke
ringlet in Dutch: Koevinkje
ringlet in Norwegian: Gullringvinge
ringlet in Polish: Przestrojnik trawnik
ringlet in Finnish: Tesmaperhonen
ringlet in Swedish: Luktgräsfjäril

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