budgie

noun
bud·​gie | \ ˈbə-jē How to pronounce budgie (audio) \

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Guests can also feed lorikeets, budgies and flamingos throughout the day in the Flights of Fancy area. Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "7 up-close animal experiences at the Indianapolis Zoo," 5 July 2019 Most budgies are green thanks to a yellow pigment, psittacofulvin, mixing with a blue hue created by light bouncing off tiny structures on the birds’ feathers. Kai Kupferschmidt, Science | AAAS, "How this popular pet store bird got its sky-blue hue," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of budgie

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for budgie

by shortening and alteration

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