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- n. A parrot belonging to any of the five to eight species in the genus Platycercus which is native to Australia and nearby islands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A beautiful Australian parrakeet (Platycercus eximius) often kept as a cage bird. The head and back of the neck are scarlet, the throat is white, the back dark green varied with lighter green, and the breast yellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A beautiful Australian parrot, Platycercus eximius, the rose-parrakeet.
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