• Parrot Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In a general sense, any bird of the order Psittaci.
  2. (v. t.) To repeat by rote, as a parrot.
  3. (n.) Any species of Psittacus, Chrysotis, Pionus, and other genera of the family Psittacidae, as distinguished from the parrakeets, macaws, and lories. They have a short rounded or even tail, and often a naked space on the cheeks. The gray parrot, or jako (P. erithacus) of Africa (see Jako), and the species of Amazon, or green, parrots (Chrysotis) of America, are examples. Many species, as cage birds, readily learn to imitate sounds, and to repeat words and phrases.
  4. (v. i.) To chatter like a parrot.

• Parrots-bill Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The glory pea. See under Glory.

• Parroter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who simply repeats what he has heard.