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ˈpær əˌkitpara·keet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parakeet, parrakeet, parroket, paraquet, paroquet, parroquetnoun

    any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots


  1. parakeetnoun

    A member of any of the various species of small parrots usually bred in Australia and Africa.

    Etymology: From perroquet, probably a diminutive form of the personal name Pierre; some variant forms perhaps via Italian parrocchetto, Spanish periquito.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parakeetnoun

    same as Parrakeet

    Etymology: [See Paroquet.]

  2. Parakeetnoun

    any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet

    Etymology: [See Paroquet.]


  1. Parakeet

    Parakeet is a name for any one of a large number of unrelated small to medium sized species of parrot, that generally have long tail feathers. Older spellings still sometimes encountered are paroquet or paraquet.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parakeet

    See Paroquet.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parakeet in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parakeet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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