What does lory mean?

Definitions for loryˈlɔr i, ˈloʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lory(noun)

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


  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

  2. Origin: [Hind. & Malay. lr, nr.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lory

    lō′ri, n. a common name for the members of a family of Australian parrots. [Malay.]

Anagrams for lory »

  1. Orly, O RLY?

  2. O RLY

  3. Orly


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lory in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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