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budgie

[ buhj-ee ]
/ ˈbʌdʒ i /
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noun

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Origin of budgie

First recorded in 1935–40; budg(erigar) + -ie
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budgie
/ (ˈbʌdʒɪ) /

noun

informal short for budgerigar
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