Carolina parakeet


Car·o·li·na parakeet

noun \ˌker(-ə)-ˈlī-nə-, ˌka-rə-\

Definition of CAROLINA PARAKEET

:  an extinct parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) of the eastern United States

Origin of CAROLINA PARAKEET

Carolina, English colony
First Known Use: 1893

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