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parrot vs macaw macaw vs parrot

parrot and macaw both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but macaw is not a verb.

As nouns, macaw is a hyponym of parrot; that is, macaw is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and macaw 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) macaw (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) macaw (verb)
repeat mindlessly