Definition of Parroquet

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parroquet

parried
parrier
parriers
parries
parrilla
parrillas
parring
parritch
parritches
parro
parrock
parrocked
parrocks
parroket
parrokets
parroquet (current term)
parrot
parrot's-bill
parrot's beak
parrot's bill
parrot-beak nail
parrot-fashion
parrot cries
parrot cry
parrot disease
parrot fever
parrot jaw
parrot mouth
parrot snake
parrot virus

Literary usage of Parroquet

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1. The Birds of Jamaica by Philip Henry Gosse, Richard Hill (1847)
"... distinguishing them from introduced specimens, mentions in addition to those I have given, " the Mountain parroquet." (MSS. ii. 88.) FAM.—PICID. ..."

2. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"Here is an extract from Calverley which falls in with this definition : I never had a dear gazelle; But I was given a parroquet— How did I nurse him if ..."

3. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement: With Other Early Essays by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1914)
"Chapter IX Plants of Canterbury — Turnip — Tutu — Ferns — Ti Palm— Birds—Paradise Duck—Tern—Quail—Wood Hen — Robin— Linnet — Pigeon — Moa — New parroquet ..."

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