Definition of Carolina parakeet
1. Noun. Extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States.
Generic synonyms: Parakeet, Paraquet, Paroquet, Parrakeet, Parroket, Parroquet
Group relationships: Conuropsis, Genus Conuropsis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carolina Parakeet
Literary usage of Carolina parakeet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."