paroket
Paroquet Par"o*quet`, n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster]

{Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet auklet} (Zo["o]l.), a small auk ({Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus}) inhabiting the coast and islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under parts white, bill orange red. Called also {perroquet auk}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Paroket — Par o*ket , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Paroquet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paroket — variant of parocheth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paroquet — Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet auklet}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paroquet auk — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paroquet auklet — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parroquet — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perroquet — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perroquet auk — Paroquet Par o*quet , n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See {Parrot}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Parrakeet}. [Written also {paroket}, {parroquet}, and {perroquet}.] [1913 Webster] {Paroquet auk} or {Paroquet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mordecai Meisel — Mordecai Marcus Meisel (Mordechaj Marek or Miška Marek Meisel (Majzel) in Czech) (1528, Prague–March 13, 1601, Prague) was a philanthropist and communal leader in Prague; he was son of Samuel Meisel. Grave of Mordechai Meisel in Prague (1601).… …   Wikipedia

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