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parrot vs paroquet paroquet vs parrot

parrot and paroquet both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but paroquet is not a verb.

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