parakeet (plural parakeets)
- Any of various species of small parrot primarily of tropical regions. [from 16th c.]
- 2009, Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 12 Oct 2009:
- According to one legend, the parakeets escaped from the set of The African Queen, John Huston's 1951 film made at Shepperton studios.
various species of small parrots