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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
parakeetpar‧a‧keet /ˈpærəkiːt/ noun [countable]  parakeet.jpg HBBa small brightly coloured bird with a long tail
Examples from the Corpus
parakeetThe housekeeper, Mary McLellan, served Dubonnet, Margarett opened the aviary, and a parakeet flew to her shoulder.She came with a parakeet in a cage.She turned slowly in the middle of the living room, like a gyrating parakeet.Meanwhile the colt galloped back and forth behind him, and the parakeets squawked.There was nobody in the shop but the parakeet.The parakeets were at it again, their squawks rising like shifting clouds.The sunglasses, decorated with parakeets, are from a New York novelty shop.
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