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psittacine

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adjective psit·ta·cine \ˈsi-tə-ˌsīn\

Definition of psittacine

  1. :  of or relating to the parrots

psittacine noun


Origin of psittacine

Latin psittacinus, from psittacus parrot, from Greek psittakos


First Known Use: 1874


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