parrot mouth


parrot mouth
brachygnathia in a horse.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • parrot jaw — noun see parrot mouth …   Useful english dictionary

  • parrot-mouthed — adjective see parrot mouth …   Useful english dictionary

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  • parrot-cry — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a cry (as a contention, complaint, or plea) made in stupid imitation or repeated mechanically without understanding the parrot cry has gone up that these recommendations must be taken as a whole Contemporary Review * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parrot — n. & v. n. 1 any of various mainly tropical birds of the order Psittaciformes, with a short hooked bill, often having vivid plumage and able to mimic the human voice. 2 a person who mechanically repeats the words or actions of another. v.tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parrot fish — noun : any of numerous marine percoid fish having the teeth in each jaw fused into a cutting plate or parrotlike beak: a. : a fish of the family Scaridae b. : any of various wrasses c. : a fish of the family Oplegnathidae called also false parrot …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth —  1. See shout one s mouth off.  2. mouth like the bottom of a bird (or parrot )cage Foulness of taste following heavy drinking …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • parrot-cage, have a mouth like the bottom of a —  See bird cage …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Blood parrot cichlid — The Blood parrot (also known as bloody parrot and blood parrotfish; no binomial nomenclature) is a hybrid cichlid. The fish was first created in Taiwan in around 1986.cite web | url = http://www.aquafriend.com/modules.php?op=modload name=News… …   Wikipedia


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