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The family lost a pet bearded dragon lizard and a half-dozen parakeets.
At eye level, Simi Khadra opted for a saturated coating of cherry red, the sheen of shadow creeping from lash line and bowing just below the brow, while Kiko Mizuhara's vivid shade of parakeet was edged in Chartreuse.
Outback pools draw immense swarms of parakeets called budgerigars.
At the Museum of Natural History, Passenger pigeons and the Carolina parakeet are both on display--stuffed.
Why did this locale support robins and butternuts rather than, say, parakeets and pecan trees?
Stacks of old tires provide a black backdrop for dabs of color from the macaws, parakeets and other exotics that live on the corner-lot business run by Safaa Alzohairi.
Over the years, the Bordens have cremated iguanas, kangaroos, alpacas, deer, parakeets, squirrels, dogs, cats, goldfish, miniature ponies and more.
Meet live animals such as a red-foot tortoise, a monk parakeet, a Mandarin duck, a Chilean rose-haired tarantula and more.
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Origin and Etymology of parakeet
First Known Use: 1538See Words from the same year
PARAKEET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parakeet for English Language Learners
: a small, brightly colored tropical bird that has a long tail and that is often kept as a pet
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