papagayo

IdoEdit

NounEdit

papagayo (plural papagayi)

  1. parrot

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek papagâs, from Arabic ببغاء (babagha), of onomatopoeic origin. Compare English popinjay, which is either a descendant or cognate.

NounEdit

papagayo m (plural papagayos)

  1. parrot (Psittaciformes)
  2. parrotfish, in Scardidae
  3. Peacock fish (Labrus variegatus)
  4. Any wrasse, (Labridae)
  5. Roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis)
  6. Joseph's coat (Amaranthus tricolor)
  7. Elephant ear (Caladium)

Derived termsEdit

  • papagayo de noche
Last modified on 22 January 2014, at 05:12