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  1. parakeet.
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Examples from the Web for paroquet

Historical Examples

  • "I do not know why, but it seems strange to eat a paroquet," said the chevalier.

    A Romance of the West Indies

    Eugne Sue

  • The others were a mocking-bird, a cardinal grosbeak, and a paroquet.

    Birds in the Bush

    Bradford Torrey

  • They also suspend in the headdress an entire skin of the paroquet.

  • Its head was as large as that of an infant, and its beak four times the size of a paroquet.

    Reptiles and Birds

    Louis Figuier

  • Carrington from that day could get no more passengers for his paroquet boat.