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monk parakeet

noun

Definition of MONK PARAKEET

:  a South American green and gray parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) that is kept as a cage bird and has become established in several wild breeding populations in the United States from escaped stock

First Known Use of MONK PARAKEET

circa 1925

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