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lorikeet

[lawr-i-keet, lor-, lawr-uh-keet, lor-] /ˈlɔr ɪˌkit, ˈlɒr-, ˌlɔr əˈkit, ˌlɒr-/
noun
1.
any of various small lories.
Origin of lorikeet
1765-1775
1765-75; lory + (para)keet
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lorikeet

/ˈlɒrɪˌkiːt; ˌlɒrɪˈkiːt/
noun
1.
any of various small lories, such as Glossopsitta versicolor (varied lorikeet) or Trichoglossus moluccanus (rainbow lorikeet)
Word Origin
C18: from lory + -keet, as in parakeet
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