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Jules, French physician, 1829-1883. See: Parrot disease.


any of a group of birds in the family Psittacidae which also includes cockatoos and lories. All are characterized by curved beaks with the lower one fitting inside the larger upper beak when they are closed. The typical parrots are the macaws, parakeets, lovebirds and budgerigars. They are characterized by their bright plumage, their gift of mimicry and their popularity as pets.

parrot fever
parrot mouth
serious malocclusion of the incisors with the upper arcade protruding beyond the lower. Called also overshot. See also brachygnathia.
parrot pox
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Love Bird has a very similar profile to a recent winner of the race, Nightime, in that they had both won a maiden last time out and she could easily spring a surprise.
Love Bird, a well-bred daughter of Pivotal, looked more brilliant when winning by five lengths here this month.
More adventurous love birds would prefer to visit destinations such as Norway, Iceland, Japan, Fiji and Marrakech.
There are three other formal dinnerware patterns: Stravagante, a bright floral pattern incorporating ribbons and butterflies on a black background; Love Birds, a more muted, tone-on-tone design with a subtle bird motif; and Bouvier, a blue and pink floral on a taupe background adapted from an 18th century French design.
Love Birds can be a set by adding the brilliant matching ring.
The love birds went viral and late-night TV comics called the their romance "Brokeback Iceberg".
RELAX with a cuppa in a bird print mug: Choose from Friends are Family mug, pounds 5; Owls mug, pounds 6; Love birds mug, pounds 6.
Perhaps the obvious point of entry would be Love Birds (begun in 1998 and completed last year), a pair of eleven-foot-tall sculptures--made from heavy-duty water barrels, grain-silo caps, and the remains of two Ford Econoline vans.
Zoo administration has also offered other animals for adoption including Bengal Tigar, White Tiger, African Lion, White Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Chimpanzee, Wolf, Balck Bear Jackal, Nilgai, Wild Boar and all kinds of Monkeys, Red deer, Samber, Wallaby, Fellow deer, Hog deer, Spotted deer, Moufflon sheep, Chinkara, Peafowl, Finches, Love birds, Rabbit, Guinea Pig, All water Birds, Ostrich, Emu, Cassowary, Gavial and otter.
The former love birds are growing closer again, much to Natasha and Peter's anxiety.
Mark, 26, and Denise Duffield-Thomas, 30, from London, clinched the 'Ultimate Job in Ireland' competition after beating off a clutch of other love birds for the coveted role, which comes with a 20,000 euro (pounds 17,362) salary.
Dogs are anyway not favoured pets in Islamic countries, so please visit the nearest pet shop and get some love birds and move on with life.