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psittacine

Saltos de línea: psit¦ta|cine
Pronunciación: /ˈsɪtəkʌɪn
 
, -sʌɪn/
Ornithology

Definición de psittacine en inglés:

adjetivo

Relating to or denoting birds of the parrot family: psittacine beak and feather disease
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Psittacine beak and feather disease is a highly contagious and debilitating viral disease that affects wild and captive populations of psittacine birds.
  • Among psittacine species, the Lilac-crowned Parrot had one of the lowest rates of overall nest success.

sustantivo

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A bird of the parrot family: psittacines such as budgerigars and sulphur-crested cockatoos
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Possibly the most visually striking of all of the South American psittacines, the hawk-headed parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, is becoming more common in aviculture.
  • It is no surprise that the Moluccan cockatoo suffers a deeper degree of imprinted behavior than other species of psittacines that are regularly hand-reared as intended pet birds.
  • Green-rumped Parrotlets are small psittacines that inhabit forest edge, savanna, and pastures in northeastern South America.

Origen

late 19th century: from Latin psittacinus 'of a parrot', from psittacus, from Greek psittakos 'parrot'.

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