Definition of psittacoid in US English:

psittacoid

adjective

rare
  • Of, relating to, or resembling a parrot; (Ornithology) = psittacid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From classical Latin psittacus or its etymon Hellenistic Greek ψιττακός parrot + -oid.

Pronunciation

psittacoid

/ˈsɪtəkɔɪd/