Definition of Carolina parakeet

1. Noun. Extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States.

Exact synonyms: Conuropsis Carolinensis
Generic synonyms: Parakeet, Paraquet, Paroquet, Parrakeet, Parroket, Parroquet
Group relationships: Conuropsis, Genus Conuropsis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carolina Parakeet

Caro
Carol
Carole
Carolean
Carolene
Caroli
Carolina
Carolina allspice
Carolina buckthorn
Carolina chickadee
Carolina hemlock
Carolina jasmine
Carolina lupine
Carolina moonseed
Carolina parakeet (current term)
Carolina pink
Carolina pinks
Carolina pond fern
Carolina spring beauty
Carolina wren
Carolina wrens
Carolinas
Caroline
Caroline Islands
Carolingian
Carolingian dynasty
Carolingians
Carolinian
Carolinians

Literary usage of Carolina parakeet

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... within the tropics, but the popular belief that Parrots are tropical birds only is a great mistake. In North America the Carolina parakeet, ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Judge Lawrason, who lives in the country near Bayou Sara, informed me that as late as 1875 he found the Carolina parakeet every year at his place, ..."

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