vasa parrot

va·sa parrot | \ ¦väsə- , -äzə- \

Definition of vasa parrot 

: any of several blackish brown Madagascan parrots of the genus Coracopsis (especially C. vasa)

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History and Etymology for vasa parrot

Malagasy vàza vasa parrot, literally, loud-voiced

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