Carolina parakeet


Car·​o·​li·​na parakeet ˌker(-ə)-ˈlī-nə- How to pronounce Carolina parakeet (audio)
: an extinct parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) of the eastern U.S.

Word History


Carolina, English colony

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Carolina parakeet was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Carolina parakeet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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