Definition of Parakeet

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




Definition of Parakeet

1. n. Same as Parrakeet.

Definition of Parakeet

1. Noun. A member of any of the various species of small parrots usually bred in Australia and Africa. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

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Definition of Parakeet

1. a small parrot [n -S]

Medical Definition of Parakeet

1. Same as Parrakeet. Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; called also paroquet and paraquet. 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). See: Paroquet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parakeet

parahumans
parahydrogen
parahypnosis
parahypophysis
paraiba tourmaline
parail
parainfluenza
parainfluenza virus
parainfluenza viruses
parainfluenzas
parajamesonite
parajejunal fossa
parajournalism
parajournalisms
parakappacism
parakeet (current term)
parakeets
parakeratoses
parakeratosis
parakeratosis ostracea
parakeratosis variegata
parakeratotic
parakhinite
parakinesia
parakite
parakites
paralactic
paralactic acid
paralalia

Literary usage of Parakeet

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1. Bahama Songs and Stories: A Contribution to Folk-lore by Charles Lincoln Edwards (1895)
"Miste' B' parakeet came out an' went up in a tree an 'e commence to sing ... Nex' day B' parakeet went again with B' Frog. B' parakeet got up in a tree ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"The Alexandrine parakeet (P. Alexandri) of India is a nearly allied species. ... The grass parakeets of Australia, of which the ми.ill warbling parakeet ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous Notes from the by Oliver Goldsmith (1857)
"The Alexandrine, as well as its congener the Rose-ring parakeet, ... The green parakeet, with a red neck, ticity for no less than ninety-three years. ..."

4. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"The Alexan- rine parakeet (P. Alexandri) of India is a nearly allied species. ... The grass parakeets of Australia, of which the small warbling parakeet ..."

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