papagayo

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Noun[edit]

papagayo (plural papagayi)

  1. parrot

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek παπαγᾶς (papagâs), from Arabic بَبَغَاء(babaḡāʾ), of onomatopoeic origin. Compare English popinjay, which is either a descendant or cognate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /papaˈɡaɟ͡ʝo/, [papaˈɣaʝo]

Noun[edit]

papagayo m (plural papagayos)

  1. parrot (Psittaciformes)
  2. parrotfish, in Scardidae
  3. peacock fish (Labrus mixtus, syn. Labrus variegatus)
  4. Any wrasse, (Labridae)
  5. roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis)
  6. Joseph's coat (Amaranthus tricolor)
  7. elephant ear (Caladium)

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