conure

noun

con·​ure
ˈkänyə(r)
plural -s
: any of several tropical American parrots (of Aratinga and related genera) closely related to and resembling in their brilliant coloration the macaws

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Conurus (in some classifications, a genus of parrots), from con- entry 2 + -urus

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“Conure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conure. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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