Definition of platycercine in English:

platycercine

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or relating to a group of broad-tailed parrots typified by the genus Platycercus (now the subfamily Platycercinae), which includes the rosellas.

noun

  • A parrot of the subfamily Platycercinae; a broad-tailed parrot.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Platycercus, genus name + -ine.

Pronunciation

platycercine

/ˌplatɪˈsəːsʌɪn/