Translation of parrot in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpærət/


  • [Zoology/Zoología] loro (masculine), papagayo (masculine), cotorra (feminine) as sick as a parrot (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] muerto de rabia [colloquial/familiar] I was o felt as sick as a parrot estaba que me moría de la rabia [colloquial/familiar]
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    • It's been observed in many other bird species besides parrots and macaws, as well as elephants, macaques, giraffes, rhinos and chimpanzees.
    • You can attract birds like eastern rosellas, king parrots, galahs and lorikeets to your garden.
    • Song birds in the mating season seem to sing endlessly, and some birds, such as parrots or lyre birds, can even imitate human speech almost to perfection.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] [words/opinions] repetir* como un loro or papagayo

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