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parrot vs parroquet parroquet vs parrot

parrot and parroquet both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but parroquet is not a verb.

As nouns, parroquet is a hyponym of parrot; that is, parroquet is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and parroquet 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) parroquet (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) parroquet (verb)
repeat mindlessly