Definition of Parakeet. Meaning of Parakeet. Synonyms of Parakeet

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Definition of Parakeet

Parakeet
Parakeet Par"a*keet`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Parrakeet.
Parakeet
Parrakeet Par"ra*keet`, Parakeet Par"a*keet`, n. [See Paroquet.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet. Note: Many of the Asiatic and Australian species belong to the genus Paleornis; others belong to Polytelis, Platycercus, Psephotus, Euphema, and allied genera. The American parrakeets mostly belong to the genus Conurus, as the Carolina parrakeet (C. Carolinensis).

Meaning of Parakeet from wikipedia

- American English, the word parakeet usually refers to the budgerigar. The budgierigar is a species of parakeet. The name parakeet is derived from the French...
- The rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri), also known as the ring-necked parakeet, is a medium-sized parrot in the genus Psittacula, of the family...
- The monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), also known as the Quaker parrot, is a species of true parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is a small, bright-green...
- The Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) or Carolina conure is an extinct species of small green neotropical parrot with a bright yellow head, reddish...
- The sun parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), also known in aviculture as the sun conure, is a medium-sized, vibrantly colored parrot native to northeastern...
- The Alexandrine parakeet (Psittacula eupatria), also known as the Alexandrine parrot, is a medium-sized parrot in the genus Psittacula of the family Psittacidae...
- Feral parakeets in Great Britain are wild-living, non-native parakeets that are an introduced species into Great Britain. The po****tion consists of rose-ringed...
- The plum-headed parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) is a parakeet in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to the Indian Subcontinent and was once thought...
- spelled kakariki, without the macrons), or New Zealand parakeets, are the most common species of parakeets in the genus Cyanoramphus, family Psittacidae. The...
- seed-eating parrot usually nicknamed the budgie, or in American English, the parakeet. Budgies are the only species in the genus Melopsittacus. Naturally, the...
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