Definition of ring-streaked in English:

ring-streaked

adjective

  • = ring-straked. Also in extended uses, and (US, chiefly derogatory) in "ring-streaked-and-striped".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Cleveland (bap. 1613, d. 1658), poet. From ring + streaked, as alteration of ring-straked.

Pronunciation

ring-streaked

/ˈrɪŋstriːkt/