|(Zool.)||a large and beautiful Australian parrakeet (Platycercus Adelaidensis). The male has the back black, the feathers margined with yellowish blue and scarlet, the quills deep blue, the wing coverts and cheeks light blue, the crown, sides of the neck, breast, and middle of the belly scarlet.|
See also: Pheasant
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.