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- n. Alternative spelling of parakeet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A parrot; especially, a small parrot; one of many different birds of the family Psittacidæ distinguished from macaws, cockatoos, lories, and certain parrots proper.
- n. A fish of the genus Crenilabrus; a parrotwrasse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
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 There is, however, one true nest-building parrot, the grey-breasted parrakeet (_Myopsittacus monachus_), which constructs a huge nest of twigs.
"Nor can the thrush be tamed to sit the finger like the parrakeet," I completed.
The turtledove is kept for religious purposes, whereas the parrakeet [sic] is kept as other people keep a pet bird, though it is occasionally employed by the young folks as a lure to attract its wild fellows to the bird line.
It is not exceptional to find a cage with a turtledove  or a variety of parrakeet [sic]  in it.
There was no one else in the small painting-room, except a wondrous-hued parrakeet upon a perch, from which he contemplated his portrait in oils, head knowingly tilted to one side, with solemn disapproval for Flamby had painted his bill too red and he knew it, apparently.
It was so often upon Crozier's lips that Lorenzo the Magnificent (the parrakeet) had acquired it perfectly.
In the aisle beside her is an extremely indignant parrakeet in a cage.
The smallest, which is known as the grass parrakeet, or "the love-bird," is about the size of a sparrow.
Some calms and some storms also delayed the return, with the usual criiiiicks craaaaaks of the masts, the journey being occupied in transcribing the notes and journals on the two Americas, and enlivened by the saving of the parrakeet of a Spanish lady who had been admitted with her family on board the Brave.
Frightened by something, the little parrakeet flies off and falls into the sea.
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