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- n. A genus of trichoglossine parrots related to the lories, containing several species of the Philippine, Malaccan, and Papuan islands, as E. linnæi, E. polychlorus, etc.
- n. [lowercase] A parrot of the genus Eclectus.
“It was an eclectus parrot we named Charlie even though it was a girl.”
“Although one of the eclectus pairs is nesting, it seems ...”
“The 10-year-old eclectus parrot was found in a house in Melbourne's north after a tip-off to Crime Stoppers, police said on Wednesday.”
“While all the other birds were caged by their owners yesterday afternoon, for eight-year-old Paddy the eclectus parrot, decked out in his harness, the experience was quite different.”
“Police said Eccles was a 10-year-old eclectus parrot who liked to mimic people, saying”
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