Parr

Parr

(pr), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zol.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; -- called also samlet, skegger, and fingerling. (b) A young leveret.
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Par"ra*keet`

(pr"r*kt`),

Par"a*keet`

}, n. [See Paroquet.] (Zol.) Any one of numerous species of small parrots having a graduated tail, which is frequently very long; -- called also paroquet and paraquet.
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Many of the Asiatic and Australian species belong to the genus Paleornis; others belong to Polytelis, Platycercus, Psephotus, Euphema, and allied genera. The American parrakeets mostly belong to the genus Conurus, as the Carolina parrakeet (Conurus Carolinensis).
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Par"ral

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Par"rel

(?), } n. [F. appareil. See Apparel, n.] 1. (Naut.) The rope or collar by which a yard or spar is held to the mast in such a way that it may be hoisted or lowered at pleasure. Totten.
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2. A chimney-piece. Halliwell.
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Par*ra"qua

(?), n. (Zol.) A curassow of the genus Ortalida, allied to the guan.
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Par*rhe"si*a

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ; para` beside, beyond + a speaking.] (Rhet.) Boldness or freedom of speech.
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