Definition of Ring-necked parakeet

1. Noun. African parakeet.

Exact synonyms: Psittacula Krameri
Generic synonyms: Parakeet, Paraquet, Paroquet, Parrakeet, Parroket, Parroquet
Group relationships: Genus Psittacula, Psittacula

Definition of Ring-necked parakeet

1. Noun. a species of parakeet, ''Psittacula krameri'', prevalent in Asia and famous for escaping domestication and establishing wild populations in Britain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ring-necked Parakeet

ring-around-a-rosy
ring-around-the-rosy
ring-bark
ring-barked
ring-barking
ring-barks
ring-binder
ring-finger
ring-fingers
ring-in
ring-knife
ring-like corneal dystrophy
ring-man
ring-neck
ring-necked
ring-necked parakeet (current term)
ring-necked pheasant
ring-necked snake
ring-pull
ring-pulls
ring-shaped
ring-stalked fungus
ring-tailed
ring-tailed cat
ring-tailed lemur
ring-tailed macauco
ring-tailed macaucos
ring-theoretic
ring-theoretical
ring-wall lesion

Literary usage of Ring-necked 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)
"... through having abo some affinity to the ring-necked parakeet of the lame country, ... and that by far, is the common ring-necked parakeet, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... and that by far, is the common ring-necked parakeet, ... through having also some affinity to the ring-necked parakeet of the same country, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and that by far, is the common ring-necked parakeet, ... through having also some affinity to the ring-necked parakeet of the same country, ..."

4. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"... and that by far, is the common Ring- necked Parakeet, ... though haying also some affinity to the Ring- necked Parakeet of the same country, ..."

5. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1879)
"The former contains two handsome plates representing the ring-necked parakeet and the Plum-headed Parakeet, ..."

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