from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A parrot; especially, a small parrot; one of many different birds of the family Psittacidæ distinguished from macaws, cockatoos, lories, and certain parrots proper.
  • noun A fish of the genus Crenilabrus; a parrotwrasse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of parakeet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots


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