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parrot vs African grey African grey vs parrot

parrot and African grey both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but African grey is not a verb.

As nouns, African grey is a hyponym of parrot; that is, African grey is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and African grey is a type of parrot with the definitions:
  • usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
parrot (noun) African grey (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) African grey (verb)
repeat mindlessly