monk parakeet

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Definition of monk parakeet 

: a South American green and gray parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) that is kept as a cage bird and has become established in several wild breeding populations in the U.S. from escaped stock

First Known Use of monk parakeet

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

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