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parrot vs cockateel cockateel vs parrot

parrot and cockateel both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but cockateel is not a verb.

As nouns, cockateel is a hyponym of parrot; that is, cockateel is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and cockateel 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) cockateel (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds small grey Australian parrot with a yellow crested head
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) cockateel (verb)
repeat mindlessly