Parrot

Psittacoidea (true parrots) Parrots, also known as psittacines z, are birds of the roughly 372 species in 86 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical and subtropical regions. The order is subdivided into three superfamilies: the Psittacoidea (`true` parrots), the Cacatuoidea (cockatoos) and the Strigopoidea (New Zeala.....
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Parrot

• (n.) In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci. • (v. t.) To repeat by rote, as a parrot. • (n.) Any species of Psittacus, Chrysotis, Pionus, and other genera of the family Psittacidae, as distinguished from the parrakeets, macaws, and lories. They have a short rounded or even tail, and often a naked space on the cheeks. T...
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parrot

1. <zoology> In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci. ... 2. <ornithology> Any species of Psittacus, Chrysotis, Pionus, and other genera of the family Psittacidae, as distinguished from the parrakeets, macaws, and lories. They have a short rounded or even tail, and often a naked space on the cheeks. The gray parrot, or jako (...
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parrot

noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
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parrot

Click images to enlargeTropical bird found mainly in Australia and South America. These colourful birds have been valued as pets in the Western world for many centuries. Parrots have the ability to imitate human speech. They are mainly vegetarian, and range in size from the 8.5 cm/3.5 in pygmy parrot to the 100 cm/...
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Parrot

[crater] Parrot is the remains of a lunar crater that has been almost completely worn away. It is attached to the southern rim of the crater Albategnius, and is located among the rugged highlands among the south-central part of the visible Moon. To the east is the small crater Vogel, and in the southeast is Arzachel. Little remains of the s...
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Parrot

Par'rot intransitive verb To chatter like a parrot.
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Parrot

Par'rot noun [ Prob. from French Pierrot , dim. of Pierre Peter. French pierrot is also the name of the sparrow. Confer Paroquet , Petrel , Petrify .] 1. (Zoology) In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci . 2. (Zo...
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Parrot

Par'rot transitive verb To repeat by rote, as a parrot.
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Parrot

A military IFF transponder.
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Parrot

Parrot refers to any bird of the order Psittaciformes, abundant in the tropics, especially in Australia and South America. They are mainly vegetarian, and range in size from the 8.5cm pygmy parrot to the 100cm Amazon parrot. The smaller species are commonly referred to as parakeets. The plumage is often very colourful, and the call is usually a har...
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parrot

parrot, common name for members of the order Psittaciformes, comprising 315 species of colorful birds, pantropical in distribution, including the parakeet. Parrots have large heads and short necks, strong feet with two toes in front and two in back (facilitating climbing and grasping), and strong, t...
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parrot

term applied to a large group of gaudy, raucous birds of the family Psittacidae. Parrot also is used in reference to any member of a larger bird ... [5 related articles]
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Parrot

Type: Term Pronunciation: pah-rō′ Definitions: 1. Jules, French physician, 1829-1883. See: Parrot disease
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parrot

[n] - a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated 2. [n] - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds 3. [v] - repeat mindlessly
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