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parrot in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparrotpar‧rot1 /ˈpærət/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 parrot.jpg HBBa tropical bird with a curved beak and brightly coloured feathers that can be taught to copy human speech2 parrot fashion sick as a parrot at sick1(10)
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parrotThe sands were crowded with these strange bright parrots, accompanied by young gentlemen with unorthodox headgear and unbuttoned waistcoats.They run off laughing like parrots as my companion shouts after them in disgust.The thieves knew exactly what they were after - breeding pairs of parrots and parakeets - six thousand pounds worth.Her island was peopled with plumed parrots, preening dodos, psychedelic land crabs.Of the ten parrot species, eight are special to Sulawesi.No, no: the parrot, the parrot in gloves.In common with toucans, parrots and woodpeckers, cuckoos have two toes pointing forwards and two pointing back.