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parrot vs lory lory vs parrot

parrot and lory both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but lory is not a verb.

As nouns, lory is a hyponym of parrot; that is, lory is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and lory 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) lory (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) lory (verb)
repeat mindlessly