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parrot vs aper aper vs parrot

parrot and aper both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but aper is not a verb.

As nouns, aper is a hypernym of parrot; that is, aper is a word with a broader meaning than parrot and parrot is a type of aper with the definitions:
  • a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
Other hypernyms of parrot include ape, imitator, emulator, copycat.
parrot (noun) aper (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds someone who copies the words or behavior of another
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) aper (verb)
repeat mindlessly