Par"o*quet` (?), n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See Parrot.] Zool.

Same as Parrakeet.

[Written also paroket, parroquet, and perroquet.]

Paroquet aukauklet Zool., 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.


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