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Definition of the noun african gray

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  1. commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • alternative spelling: African grey
    • scientific name: Psittacus erithacus
    • more generic word: parrot = usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
    • member of: genus Psittacus / Psittacus = type genus of the Psittacidae: usually restricted to the African grey
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

African gray parrot (Psittacus erithacus) American or big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrvphylla) Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) Common Name: Bat, gray Historic Habitat: Central and southeastern ...

Google previewHats and Headwear around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Beverly Chico

In central Africa, palace dancers of the Tikar tribe who inhabit the Cameroon grasslands wear headdresses constructed from dyed African gray parrot tail feathers attached to a mesh cap. Native American tribes in the United States have ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

African Gray. 1. Blue-winged Parrotlet (Australia). 4. Red and Blue Macaw. 2. Amazon AFstiva (Brazil). 6. Hawk-billed Parrot. 3 and f. American Conures. 7. Parrakeet. 1. Blue and Yellow Macaw (Ara ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2009)

Second Edition by Marc Bekoff

and Alex, an African gray parrot, who mastered English and could count and recognize different shapes and colors (http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/11/ ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The African gray parrot (Psittacus erithacus), intelligent and a particularly good talker, is about 13 in. (33 cm) long and is gray except for a red tail and white face; it lives up to 80 years. The 31 species of Amazon parrots (genus Amazona), also ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

ELEPHANT la African gray n (1878) : a parrot (Psittacus erithacus ) native to equatorial Africa ...

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