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Noun: shell parakeet  shel 'per-u,keet [N. Amer], shel 'pa-ru,keet [Brit]
  1. Small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colours
    - budgerigar, budgie, grass parakeet, lovebird, Melopsittacus undulatus

Derived forms: shell parakeets

Type of: parakeet, paroquet, parrakeet [non-standard], parroket, parroquet

Part of: genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus