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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a large genus of American parrots or parrakeets, of moderate and small size, chiefly green and yellow coloration, and having the cere feathered: so named from the cuneate form of the tail. The Carolina parrakeet, Conurus carolinensis, is a characteristic example.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of rove-beetles. Also called Conosoma.

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