green leek


Definition of green leek

: an Australian parrakeet (Polytelis swainsonii) that is chiefly green with yellow on face and throat and the breast scarlet

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First Known Use of green leek

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Green leek.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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