Definitions of ringlet
  1. noun
    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    synonyms: coil, curl, curlicue, gyre, roll, scroll, whorl
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    (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
    (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
    a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
    persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry
    calyx composed of scales or bristles or featherlike hairs in plants of the Compositae such as thistles and dandelions
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    round shape
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
  2. noun
    a strand or cluster of hair
    synonyms: curl, lock, whorl
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    sausage curl
    a fat sausage-shaped curl
    a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
    a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
    one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians
    a prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)
    pin curl
    a curl of hair made by dampening a strand of hair and curling it and holding the curl with a clip or bobby pin
    kiss curl, spit curl
    a spiral curl plastered on the forehead or cheek
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    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
  3. noun
    a small ring
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    band, ring
    jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
  4. noun
    any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
    synonyms: ringlet butterfly
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    diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
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