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- proper n. A taxonomic order within the subclass Neognathae — the cockatoos and parrots.
The species is unknown, but her name lives on: it was Psittace, from which scientists derive Psittaciformes, the scientific order to which parrots, which include the lovebirds, cockatiels, and cockatoos, belong.
Parrots, parakeets, parrotlets and macaws are all parrots in the order Psittaciformes.
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