lory

lory
lory [lō′rē, lôr′ē]
n.
pl. lories [Malay lūrī]
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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