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lory

noun lo·ry \ˈlr-ē\
plural lories

Definition of LORY

:  any of numerous parrots (family Loriidae) of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands related to the lorikeets and usually having the tongue papillose at the tip and the mandibles less toothed than in other parrots

Origin of LORY

Dutch, from Malay nuri, luri
First Known Use: 1682

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