parakeet

Definitions of parakeet
  1. noun
    any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
    synonyms: paraquet, paroquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet
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    types:
    Carolina parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis
    extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States
    Melopsittacus undulatus, budgereegah, budgerigar, budgerygah, budgie, grass parakeet, lovebird, shell parakeet
    small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
    Psittacula krameri, ring-necked parakeet
    African parakeet
    type of:
    parrot
    usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
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