Definition of Psittaciformes

1. Noun. An order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets.

Exact synonyms: Order Psittaciformes
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Aves, Class Aves
Member holonyms: Parrot, Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psittaciformes

Psidium guajava
Psidium guineense
Psidium littorale
Psidium littorale longipes
Psilophyta
Psilophytaceae
Psilophytales
Psilopsida
Psilotaceae
Psilotales
Psilotatae
Psilotum
Psilotum nudum
Psithyrus
Psittacidae
Psittaciformes (current term)
Psittacula
Psittacula krameri
Psittacus
Psittacus erithacus
Pskov
Psocidae
Psocoptera
Psophia
Psophia crepitans
Psophiidae
Psophocarpus
Psophocarpus tetragonolobus
Psoralea
Psoralea esculenta

Literary usage of Psittaciformes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Birds' Nests: An Introduction to the Science of Caliology by Charles Dixon (1902)
"... the Falcons—Of certain Owls—Of the Coraciiformes — Of the Psittaciformes — Of the Cuculiformes — Of certain Cuckoos—Of the Columbiformes—Peculiarity in ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1897)
"Part n. Zoology. Aves, pp. 53-110, pis. v-vii. [Psittaciformes ... [Psittaciformes, 390. . A list of the insectivorous birds of New South Wales. ..."

3. Bulletin by United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution (1916)
"... formula AXY or ABXY (except in Psittaciformes, part) ; both carotids present (except in ... or (in Psittaciformes part, at least), ..."

4. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1908)
"... Accipitriformes, Strigiformes, Psittaciformes, 3 3 Swans, Geese and Ducks. 43 Cormorants and Pelicans. 9 New World Vultures 5 355 25 ii Hawks and Eagles ..."

5. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"5 12 Accipitriformes, Hawks and Eagles ; Old- World Vultures 12 35 Strigiformes, Owls 10 28 Psittaciformes, Parrots, Macaws, ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Saville (Psittaciformes-Passeriformes). London, 1903, (XXIV + 35-2, with X coloured pis.). 8vo. ..."

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