from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It was an eclectus parrot we named Charlie even though it was a girl.

    sTORI Telling

  • Although one of the eclectus pairs is nesting, it seems ...

    Breakfast in Bed

  • 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.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • 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.

    Central Western Daily - Front Page

  • Police said Eccles was a 10-year-old eclectus parrot who liked to mimic people, saying | Top Stories


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.