In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci.
Any species of Psittacus, Chrysotis, Pionus, and other genera of the family Psittacidæ, as distinguished from the parrakeets, macaws, and lories. They have a short rounded or even tail, and often a naked space on the cheeks. The gray parrot, or jako (Psittacus erithacus) of Africa (see Jako), and the species of Amazon, or green, parrots (Chrysotis) of America, are examples. Many species, as cage birds, readily learn to imitate sounds, and to repeat words and phrases.
(Psittacus). India. Solinus: Indian sends for the parrot a bird of green color with purple neck. According to Aristotle the tongue of a parrot resembles that of man.
Colorful, tropical bird characterized by the ability to mimic; a stout, hooked bill; thick, tubular tongue; two toes pointing forward and two backward for climbing; and presence of powder down. Most of the 300-plus species of parrots in the world today originate in Indonesia, Central and South Americas, and the Caribbean.
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
a bird belonging to the family Psittacidae
a bird belonging to the familyPsittacidae
a brightly colored bird generally known to have originated from the tropical regions of the world
a kind of bird
a tropical bird, though
Parrots are an intelligent birds.