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wryneck (plural wrynecks)
- Either of two small woodpeckers, Jynx torquilla and Jynx ruficollis, of the Old World that can turn their heads almost 180 degrees.
- (medicine, dated) A twisted or distorted neck; a deformity in which the neck is drawn to one side by a rigid contraction of one of the muscles; torticollis.
either of two small woodpeckers, Jynx torquilla and Jynx ruficollis
torticollis — see torticollis