Definition of Parrakeet

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


Definition of Parrakeet

1. n. Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.

Definition of Parrakeet

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of parakeet) ¹

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Definition of Parrakeet

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parrakeet

parpoints
parps
parquet
parquet circle
parquet floor
parquetage
parqueted
parqueterie
parqueting
parquetries
parquetry
parquets
parquette
parquettes
parr
parrakeet (current term)
parrakeets
parral
parrals
parranda
parraqua
parraquas
parred
parrel
parrels
parrhesia
parricidal
parricide
parricides
parricidious

Literary usage of Parrakeet

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

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"Banded parrakeet. P. Vittatus. Vaill. 17. All above, and sides of belly, green ; chest, ... Wave-breasted parrakeet. P. Versicolor. Enl. 144. ' Vaill. 16. ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1894)
"In describing the eggs of the Red-crowned parrakeet of Norfolk Island at the November Meeting of this Society last year, I made some remarks upon the ..."

3. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"281. BOLBORHYNCHUS AYMARA (d'Orb.). (AYMARA parrakeet.) [PLATE XV. ... Burmeister found this parrakeet not uncommon on the borders of the sierra near ..."

4. The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated: Published by Edward Turner Bennett (1831)
"... by means of the Pacific species with strikingly graduated tails, to the Indian group typically represented by the Alexandrine parrakeet. ..."

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