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paroquet /páraket/ [OED variant of parakeet, a small member of the parrot order] n. 1. a bird, the black-faced finch (Phonipara bicolor): 1880 (Cory 91). (San Sal., White) 2. the black-cowled oriole, Icterus dominicensis; = BANANA BIRD, COCONUT BIRD (Elell.)

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Last update: 2012-12-01 21:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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