- any of various small brightly coloured parrots of Australia and Indonesia, having a brush-tipped tongue with which to feed on nectar and pollen
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lo•ry (lôr′ē, lōr′ē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ries.
- Birdsany of several small, usually brilliantly colored Australasian parrots having the tongue bordered with a brushlike fringe for feeding on nectar and fruit juices.
- Malay lori, luri, nuri parrot
- Dutch lori, loeri)
- ( 1685–95
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lory /ˈlɔːrɪ/, lowry, lowrie /ˈlaʊrɪ/ n ( pl -ries)
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