Paroquet

Par"o*quet`

(?), n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See Parrot.] (Zol.) Same as Parrakeet.
[Written also paroket, parroquet, and perroquet.]

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Paroquet auk or Paroquet auklet (Zol.), a small auk (Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus) inhabiting the coast and islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under parts white, bill orange red. Called also perroquet auk.
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Pa*ror"chis

(?), n. [NL. See Para-, and Orchis.] (Anat.) The part of the epididymis, or the corresponding part of the excretory duct of the testicle, which is derived from the Wolffian body.
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