Definition of Paroquet

1. Noun. Any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots.




Definition of Paroquet

1. n. Same as Parrakeet.

Definition of Paroquet

1. parakeet [n -S] - See also: parakeet

Medical Definition of Paroquet

1. Same as Parrakeet. Alternative forms: paroket, parroquet, and perroquet] Paroquet auk or auklet, a small auk (Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus) inhabiting the coast and islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under parts white, bill orange red. Synonym: perroquet auk. Origin: F. Perroquet, or Sp. Periquito; both prob. Orig. Meaning, little Peter. See Parrot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paroquet

paronychia
paronychiae
paronychial
paronychias
paronychium
paronym
paronymic
paronymies
paronymous
paronymously
paronyms
paronymy
paroophoritic cyst
paroophoritis
paroophoron
paroquet (current term)
paroquets
paroral membrane
parorchidium
parorexia
parosamia
parosmia
parosmias
parosphresia
parosteal
parosteal fasciitis
parosteal osteosarcoma
parosteitis
parosteosis

Literary usage of Paroquet

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The nonpareil paroquet (P. eximius, Shaw) is one of the handsomest of the family, having the head, neck, and breast scarlet, wings mazarine blue, ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The Alexandrine paroquet (P. Alexandri, Vig.) was so named from the supposition that it was the one brought to Europe by Alexander the Great ; it is ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"WILLIAM BUTCHER and DR. TS PALMER. GENERAL NOTES. The paroquet Auklet in California. — In the collection of the Califor Academy of Sciences there are live ..."

4. Travels in the United States, Etc.: During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"Monarchy and Democracy—England's Treatment of her Colonies—The Greatness of America—Her Tendency to Propagandism—Anecdote of a paroquet—The Pearl Fishery at ..."

5. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1902)
"paroquet AUKLET. Bill dark red, high, and thin, with sickle-shaped lower mandible curved upward. ..."

6. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1840)
"paroquet SPRINGS. MLL These Springs, which aro beginning to attract much attention, having recently boon improved in the most tasteful style, are situated ..."

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