Lory meaning

lôr'ē
Any of various Australasian parrots often having brilliantly colored plumage and having a tongue with a brushlike tip used to feed on nectar and pollen.
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Any of several small, brightly colored, short-tailed parrots, native to Australia and the East Indies with a fringed, brushlike tip of the tongue for feeding on soft fruits and nectar.
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Any of various small, brightly coloured, parrots native to Australasia. They are usually classified in the subfamily Loriinae.
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Origin of lory

  • Malay luri
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition