African gray

African gray
noun Date: 1878 a parrot (Psittacus erithacus) native to equatorial Africa that has gray plumage, a red tail, and a whitish face and is commonly domesticated especially for its ability in learning to talk

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  • African gray — noun commonly domesticated grey parrot with red and black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa • Syn: ↑African grey, ↑Psittacus erithacus • Hypernyms: ↑parrot • Member Holonyms: ↑Psittacus, ↑genus Psittacus …   Useful english dictionary

  • African gray. — See gray parrot. * * * …   Universalium

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  • gray parrot — an ashy gray, African parrot, Psittacus erithacus, having a short, red tail, noted esp. for its ability to mimic speech. Also called African gray. * * * …   Universalium

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  • African grey — noun commonly domesticated grey parrot with red and black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa • Syn: ↑African gray, ↑Psittacus erithacus • Hypernyms: ↑parrot • Member Holonyms: ↑Psittacus, ↑genus Psittacus …   Useful english dictionary

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