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 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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  • parroquet — n. type of small slender long tailed parrot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parroquet — par·ro·quet …   English syllables

  • parroquet — parrouquet, perrouquet m. perroquet zool. ; perroquet mât et voile ; poisson de mer. voir papagai …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • parroquet — noun any of numerous small slender long tailed parrots • Syn: ↑parakeet, ↑parrakeet, ↑parroket, ↑paraquet, ↑paroquet • Hypernyms: ↑parrot • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • parroket — noun any of numerous small slender long tailed parrots • Syn: ↑parakeet, ↑parrakeet, ↑paraquet, ↑paroquet, ↑parroquet • Hypernyms: ↑parrot • Hyponyms: ↑ …   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

  • 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… …   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

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