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grass-parrakeet

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A parrakeet of the genus Melopsittacus or Euphema.

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Examples

  • The best instances of this adpression of the feathers and apparent shrinking of the body from fear, which Mr. Weir has noticed, has been in the quail and grass-parrakeet. 15 The habit is intelligible in these birds from their being accustomed, when in danger, either to squat on the ground or to sit motionless on a branch, so as to escape detection.

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