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parrot British & World English

A bird, often vividly coloured, with a short downcurved hooked bill, grasping feet, and a raucous voice, found especially in the tropics and feeding on fruits and seeds. Many are popular as cage birds, and some are able to mimic the human voice

parrot English Thesaurus

they parroted slogans without appreciating their significance

fig parrot British & World English

A very small short-tailed Australasian parrot, with mainly green plumage and a coloured head, feeding on soft fruit

grey parrot British & World English

A parrot of western equatorial Africa, with grey plumage and a red tail, often kept as a pet for its mimicking abilities

owl parrot British & World English

Another term for kakapo.

grass parrot British & World English

A small parrot frequenting grassy country

honey parrot British & World English

Australian term for lorikeet.

parrot fever British & World English

Less formal term for psittacosis.

parrot tulip British & World English

A cultivated tulip of a variety which has irregularly fringed or wavy petals, typically of two colours

parrot-fashion British & World English

Without thought or understanding; mechanically

parrot-fashion English Thesaurus

his wife had just repeated the phrase parrot-fashion

sick as a parrot British & World English

Extremely disappointed

African grey parrot in grey parrot British & World English

A parrot of western equatorial Africa, with grey plumage and a red tail, often kept as a pet for its mimicking abilities