Definitions for loryˈlɔr i, ˈloʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lo•ryˈlɔr i, ˈloʊr i(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. any of various usu. brilliantly colored Australasian parrots having a bristle-tipped tongue.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of lory:

1685–95; (< D lori, loeri) < Malay lori, luri, nuri parrot

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lory(noun)

    small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits

Wiktionary

  1. lory(Noun)

    Any of various small, brightly coloured, parrots native to Australasia. They are usually classified in the subfamily Loriinae.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lory(noun)

    any one of many species of small parrots of the family Trichoglossidae, generally having the tongue papillose at the tip, and the mandibles straighter and less toothed than in common parrots. They are found in the East Indies, Australia, New Guinea, and the adjacent islands. They feed mostly on soft fruits and on the honey of flowers

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