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Definition of "paroquet" []

  • Dated form of parakeet. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "paroquet" in a sentence
  • "Yet the bird thus positively identified as a paroquet, upon which identification have, without doubt, been based all the conclusions that have been published concerning the presence of that bird among the mound sculptures is not even distantly related to the parrot family."
  • "The paroquet was a splendid creature, with a brilliant orange throat darkly spotted."
  • "Among them we observed a pretty kind of paroquet, with a green body, a blue head, and a red breast; also a few beautiful turtle - doves, and several flocks of wood-pigeons."