unringed

unringed

(ʌnˈrɪŋd)
adj
1. not having or wearing a ring
2. (Agriculture) (of a pig) not wearing a nose-ring
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It was one of our old friends, yellow 80, who had bred in the area a few years ago and his unringed mate.
year was always to do They must be "unringed" - neither married nor engaged.
Branch leaves 1.6-2.0 x 1.2-1.4 mm, broadly ovate, strongly concave, margins involute in the upper half, cucullate-concave and dorsally roughened at the apex; hyaline cells rhomboidal, with large, rounded, unringed pores on the ventral surface, more pores in the upper cells, with few elliptic, ringed pores at the opposite ends on the dorsal surface; green cells in cross section narrowly elliptic, centrally located, slightly and equally exposed on both surfaces.
We scored females captured for the first time (unringed) as recruits, and their share of the total catch was used as the annual recruitment rate.
Antennae black at the base, otherwise reddish brown, with 4-5 yellow rings in the female; unringed in the male, but there with white tips.
From a peak-ringed basin, to a mesa or plateau, to a single unringed peak--less and less concave, more and more convex.
John also had three or four woodcock and at least two unringed chiffchaffs.
8 WORTTYNE (OED unringed 1510), WOTTENLY (OED wittingly 1851), WYTOUTEN (OED list 1389), all 1 2 10 20
He beat off stiff competition from a rival Rutland osprey to win the affections of an unringed female, thought to have come from Scotland.
Undercover officers found six unringed goldfinches at the youth's house, some with traces of glue on their plumage and claws, indicating they had recently been snared.
Previously unringed birds aged as [greater than or equal to]2 yr old (n = 14 individuals) were assumed to be exactly 2 yr old.