red-backed parrot

noun

Definition of red-backed parrot

: a small long-tailed green parrot (Psephotus haematonotus) of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia having a red patch on the lower portion of the back

called also grassie

— compare grass parrot

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“Red-backed parrot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-backed%20parrot. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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