eclectus parrot

noun ec·lec·tus parrot \(ˈ)e¦kl|ektəs-, ə̇ˈkl|, ēˈkl|\

Definition of eclectus parrot

  1. :  any of certain parrots of the southwest Pacific constituting a genus (Larius, formerly Eclectus) and being distinguished by having males predominantly green and females predominantly red

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Origin and Etymology of eclectus parrot

New Latin Eclectus, from Greek eklektos picked out, select

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to cast off or become cast off

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