parroquet


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Noun1.parroquet - any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrotsparroquet - any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
parrot - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
Carolina parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis - extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States
budgereegah, budgerigar, budgerygah, budgie, grass parakeet, lovebird, Melopsittacus undulatus, shell parakeet - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
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But melancholy," interrupted Master Edward, snatching the feathers out of the tail of a splendid parroquet that was screaming on its gilded perch, in order to make a plume for his hat.
parrots, a parroquet, a Virginia nightingale, a jackdaw, an owl, besides
There are also various kinds of Parroquets, and a species of Jungle Fowl much resembling the Domestic Fowl, but much smaller.