noun (plural louries)South African
another term for turaco and go-away bird.
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- Monkeys, bush babies and many exotic and colourful bird species - including the emerald cuckoo, both purple-crested and Livingstone's louries and the pink-throated longclaw - can be spotted from the viewing decks.
- When you stand on Rietfontein ridge what will strike you is the number of grey loeries contentedly flying about your head.
- Birdlife is good and include Augur buzzard, Denhams bustard, white-necked raven and purple crested lourie.
Afrikaans, from Dutch lori. Compare with lory.