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psittacine

adjective psit·ta·cine \ˈsi-tə-ˌsīn\

Definition of PSITTACINE

:  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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