Etymology
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psittacine (adj.)

"of or pertaining to parrots, belonging to a bird of the parrot family," 1826, from Late Latin psittacinus "of or pertaining to a parrot," from psittacus "parrot," from Greek psittakos (also bittakos, sittakē) "a parrot," said to be a foreign word. 

updated on January 18, 2021

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