parrakeet

noun
par·ra·keet
variants: or parakeet \ˈparəˌkēt also ˈper- sometimes ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗, usually -ēt+V \ or less commonly paroquet or parroquet \-ket, usually -et+V \
plural -s

Definition of parrakeet 

1a : any of numerous usually rather small slender parrots with a long graduated tail — see carolina parrakeet , grass parrakeet

b : puffin

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First Known Use of parrakeet

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for parrakeet

Middle French & Spanish; Spanish periquito, from Middle French perroquet, paroquet parrot

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