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lorikeet

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lorikeet

noun lor·i·keet \ˈlr-ə-ˌkēt, ˈlär-\

Definition of LORIKEET

:  any of numerous small arboreal chiefly Australasian parrots (family Loriidae) that usually have long slender tongue papillae which form an organ resembling a brush

Origin of LORIKEET

lory + -keet (as in parakeet)
First Known Use: 1770

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