lory

noun lo·ry \ ˈlȯr-ē \
|Updated on: 30 Apr 2018

Definition of lory

plural lories
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of lory

Dutch, from Malay nuri, luri


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