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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·ra·keet Par·a·keet , n.  Zool. Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.
 Note: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 (Conurus Carolinensis).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots [syn: parakeet,
           parroket, paraquet, paroquet, parroquet]