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n. pl. lo·ries
Any of various Australasian parrots often having brilliantly colored plumage and having a tongue with a brushlike tip used to feed on nectar and pollen.
n, pl -ries
(Animals) any of various small brightly coloured parrots of Australia and Indonesia, having a brush-tipped tongue with which to feed on nectar and pollen
[C17: via Dutch from Malay lūrī, variant of nūrī]
lo•ry(ˈlɔr i, ˈloʊr i)
n., pl. -ries.
any of various usu. brilliantly colored Australasian parrots having a bristle-tipped tongue.
[1685–95; (< Dutch lori, loeri) < Malay lori, luri, nuri parrot]
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|Noun||1.||lory - small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits|
parrot - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
lorikeet - any of various small lories