Conure Co*nure", n. [NL. conurus, fr. Gr. ? a cone + o'yra` tail. The name alludes to the tapering tail.] (Zo["o]l.) An American parrakeet of the genus {Conurus}. Many species are known. See {Parrakeet}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • conure — [ kɒnjʊə] noun a Central and South American parakeet, typically green with patches of other colours. [Aratinga, Pyrrhura, and other genera.] Origin C19: from mod. L. conurus (former genus name), from Gk kōnos cone + oura tail …   English new terms dictionary

  • conure — con·ure …   English syllables

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  • conure — n. any medium sized parrot of the genus Pyrrhura, with mainly green plumage and a long gradated tail. Etymology: mod.L conurus f. Gk konos cone + oura tail …   Useful english dictionary

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