Carolina parakeet

noun
Car·​o·​li·​na parakeet | \ ˌker(-ə)-ˈlī-nə- How to pronounce Carolina parakeet (audio) , ˌka-rə-\

Definition of Carolina parakeet

: an extinct parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) of the eastern U.S.

First Known Use of Carolina parakeet

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Carolina parakeet

Carolina, English colony

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