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Meaning of PAROQUET

Pronunciation:  'paru`ket

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
 

PAROQUET is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: parakeet, paraquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet
 
 See Also: budgereegah, budgerigar, budgerygah, budgie, Carolina parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, grass parakeet, lovebird, Melopsittacus undulatus, parrot, Psittacula krameri, ring-necked parakeet, shell parakeet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par"o*quet`\, n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both
prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo["o]l.)
Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet},
and {perroquet}.]

{Paroquet auk} or {auklet} (Zo["o]l.), a small auk
   ({Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus}) inhabiting the coast and
   islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under
   parts white, bill orange red. Called also {perroquet auk}.

 

 

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