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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Paroquet  \Par"o*quet`\,  n.  [F.  perroquet,  or  Sp  periquito  both 
  prob.  orig.  meaning,  little  Peter.  See  {Parrot}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Same  as  {Parrakeet}.  [Written  also  {paroket},  {parroquet}, 
  and  {perroquet}.] 
 
  {Paroquet  auk}  or  {auklet}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  auk 
  ({Cyclorrhynchus  psittaculus})  inhabiting  the  coast  and 
  islands  of  Alaska.  The  upper  parts  are  dark  slate,  under 
  parts  white,  bill  orange  red.  Called  also  {perroquet  auk}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  auklet 
  n  :  any  of  several  small  auks  of  north  Pacific  coasts 




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