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budg·ie

 (bŭj′ē)
n. Informal
A budgerigar.
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budgie

(ˈbʌdʒɪ)
n
(Animals) informal short for budgerigar
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budg•er•i•gar

(ˈbʌdʒ ə riˌgɑr, -ər ɪ-)

n.
an Australian parakeet, Melopsittacus undulatus, having greenish plumage with black and yellow markings, bred as a pet in a variety of colors.
[1840–50; perhaps alter. of Kamilaroi or Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal languages of New South Wales) gijirrigā (perhaps gijirr yellow or small + head)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.budgie - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colorsbudgie - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
parakeet, paraquet, paroquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet - any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus - a genus of Psittacidae
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Translations
andulka
undulat
undulaatti
papigica
セキセイインコ
잉꼬
papagaj
undulat
นกขนาดเล็ก
chim vẹt đuôi dài ở Úc

budgie

n (inf) abbr of budgerigarWellensittich m
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budgie

بَبَّغاء andulka undulat Wellensittich παπαγαλάκι perico, periquito undulaatti perruche papigica pappagallino セキセイインコ 잉꼬 parkietje undulat papużka falista periquito волнистый попугайчик undulat นกขนาดเล็ก muhabbet kuşu chim vẹt đuôi dài ở Úc 相思鹦鹉
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QWHAT are some of the characteristics of an ill budgie? Do budgies catch diseases or illnesses regularly?
However, the man who appears to hold the aces is trainer Paul Hennessy with his two runners Boylesports Boom and Budgie Marbh.
'Barry' the budgie, affectionately named by the employee who found him, was discovered trapped in a stationery cupboard at the IKEA store on Metro Park West, Gateshead.
But few more so than Baby Budgie, the bright blue budgerigar who has become the mascot of Budget Taxis, in Fenham, Newcastle, after kind-hearted Dave rescued the abandoned bird.
A BUDGIE has been found dumped on a street in a fish tank.
The snake and the other blue and white budgie are said to be in a "normal body condition".
That moment of glory came in troubled times for the Hibees as Wallace Mercer tried to merge them with Hearts but McIntyre says the players laughed their way to Hampden thanks to John "Budgie" Burridge.
AS an owner of a budgie I found the Vets Corner in the Examiner of great interest.
London, Jan 23 ( ANI ): Shane Warne may have garnered much praise for looking his best since he got engaged to Elizabeth Hurley, but the cricketer still misses his budgie smugglers.
After his best friend is killed by a warring gang, Budgie's life turns upside-down, a situation further complicated when he falls in love with the woman whose brutality led to the escalation.
BARTON replies: This sounds like an emergency situation, even if your budgie does not seem to be in any real discomfort from it at the moment.
How far removed, the budgie often asks himself, is he from the feral state?