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lorikeet

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Noun
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lor=i=keet

CIDE DICTIONARY

lorikeetn. 
     Any one numerous species of small brush-tongued parrots or lories, found mostly in Australia, New Guinea and the adjacent islands, with some forms in the East Indies. They are arboreal in their habits and feed largely upon the honey of flowers. They belong to Trichoglossus, Loriculus, and several allied genera.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lorikeet, n. any of various small brightly coloured parrots of the subfamily Loriinae, including the rainbow lorikeet.

Etymology
dimin. of LORY, after parakeet

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