Definition of lutino in English:

lutino

noun

  • [often as modifier] A bird (especially a bird of the parrot family that is often kept as a pet) with more yellow in the plumage than is usual for the species.

    • ‘Originally, parakeets were only available in shades of yellow and green; the albino lutino, a yellow bird with pink eyes and white cheeks, appeared only as a mutation.’
    • ‘Some of the other birds you get to see here are the African parrot, guineafowl, diamond dove, lutinos, cockatiel and ducks.’
    • ‘I am harboring a non-native species in my apartment - a lutino cockatiel.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Latin luteus yellow + -ino, on the pattern of albino.

Pronunciation:

lutino

/lo͞oˈtēnō/