from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Psittacidæ, sometimes made the type of a subfamily Psittaculinæ, containing the pygmy parrots of various countries, some of which are commonly known as love-birds, and including in its different applications a large number of small species with short tail and mostly green coloration.
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- n. a genus of Psittacidae
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Parakeet Auklets (Aethia psittacula) Source: Art Sowls, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service