annulus, skirt

(noun) (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

ring, halo, annulus, doughnut, anchor ring

(noun) a toroidal shape; “a ring of ships in the harbor”; “a halo of smoke”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



plural of annulus


• unnail

Source: Wiktionary


An"nu*lus, n.; pl. Annuli. Etym: [L.]

1. A ring; a ringlike part or space.

2. (Geom.) (a) A space contained between the circumferences of two circles, one within the other. (b) The solid formed by a circle revolving around a line which is the plane of the circle but does not cut it.

3. (Zoöl.)

Definition: Ring-shaped structures or markings, found in, or upon, various animals.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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