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Carolina parakeet

noun
1.
an extinct New World parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, that ranged into the northern U.S., having yellowish-green plumage with an orange-yellow head.
Origin of Carolina parakeet
1840-1850
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50
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