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parrot vs Psittacus erithacus Psittacus erithacus vs parrot

parrot and Psittacus erithacus both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but Psittacus erithacus is not a verb.

As nouns, Psittacus erithacus is a hyponym of parrot; that is, Psittacus erithacus is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and Psittacus erithacus 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) Psittacus erithacus (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) Psittacus erithacus (verb)
repeat mindlessly