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conure

[kon-yer] /ˈkɒn yər/
noun
1.
any of several long-tailed New World parrots, especially of the genus Aratinga, certain species of which are kept as pets.
Origin of conure
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin Conurus earlier genus name < Greek kôn(os) cone + -ouros -tailed, adj. derivative of ourá tail
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conure

/ˈkɒnjʊə/
noun
1.
any of various small American parrots of the genus Aratinga and related genera
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin conurus, from Greek kōnoscone + oura tail
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