Translation of parrot in Spanish:

parrot

loro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛrət//ˈparət/

noun

Zoology

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    loro masculine
    papagayo masculine
    cotorra feminine
    • Bird watchers are drawn from all over the world in search of species such as parrots, parakeets, hyacinth macaws, and wood storks.
    • The young parrot's foot became caught between a pine cone and the wire that secured it.
    • It is not the mere articulation which is our distinguishing character, for parrots and other birds possess this power.
    • Thick-billed parrots are colorful, noisy, social birds that electrify the region's high pine and oak forests.
    • You can attract birds like eastern rosellas, king parrots, galahs and lorikeets to your garden.
    • Song birds in the mating season seem to sing endlessly, and some birds, such as parrots or lyre birds, can even imitate human speech almost to perfection.
    • Pet parrots and mynah birds, in particular, are famous for their ability to copy words and expressions taught to them by their owners.
    • It's been observed in many other bird species besides parrots and macaws, as well as elephants, macaques, giraffes, rhinos and chimpanzees.
    • The park is home to thousands of different species of flora and birds, including parrots and hummingbirds.
    • Your parrot could catch its feet into the clumps and could get hurt while struggling to escape.
    • The world's rarest parrots, including most macaws, are at special risk.
    • I forget her name, but she was green and had parrot feet (a green parrot is a symbol for marijuana in India, as well).
    • In the aviary there are no visitors: are they both natives, then, the parrot and the human?
    • Such species as love birds, parrots and doves are spending more time near the water trough and less on picking for food.
    • This bacterium is primarily carried by birds such as parakeets, parrots, pigeons, turkeys, and ducks.
    • This talent to imitate, observable in parrots and some other bird species, is not an ability that can be acquired by coincidence.
    • Speaking of which, I was a little concerned with the parrot being able to speak as well as he did.
    • They went through the bird house, marveling at toucans, parrots, birds of paradise.
    • Whistling bowerbirds and whip-cracking riflebirds complement parrots and honeyeaters.
    • Hundreds of macaws and parrots gather at the exposed riverbanks to feed on clay, which helps the birds digest their diet of nutritious seeds.

transitive verb

derogatory

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    (opinions/words) repetir como un loro
    (words/opinions) repetir como un papagayo
    • The ‘we can increase production’ quote has been parroted repeatedly in the mainstream media with little background or additional information provided.
    • And we must become critical of the real role of the WTO in society, contrary to the government rhetoric parroted by the media.
    • The intention - where the commentator concerned is not simply parroting the line of the last ‘expert’ on the topic he or she happened to listen to - the intention is to persuade.
    • Today's Conservative Party are meekly copying his method - refusing to pledge tax cuts and parroting Labour's spending bonanza pledge on schools and hospitals.
    • Apparently - and we're just parroting him here - it's delightful.
    • Instead, we have had the depressing experience of hearing councils parroting some rather stale agendas.
    • While the two prime ministerial styles were different the words parroted by them and their respective ministers have been very similar over the last few years.
    • Asked about writing, she examines the butter dish with interest, before mouthing some sentences like a student parroting poetry.
    • So, while the media was mindlessly parroting that information over and over again, these viewers already understood that it most likely was not true.
    • When I was about five or six and my dad realised that I actually understood most of the foul-mouthed insults being launched from the locals as I had a bad habit of parroting them when I felt extra cheeky.
    • It is why I am equally antipathetic to fundamentalism of a non-religious kind, where people just keep parroting a view regardless of the evidence or the arguments.
    • Throughout this period, large newspaper chains experienced little government harassment because they often parroted the views of the economic and ruling elite.
    • I've found more and more female presenters hosting entertainment programmes parroting their Hong Kong and Taiwanese counterparts.
    • Most local journalists parroted the view that homosexuality was ‘alien’ to Indian culture.
    • With great respect, you're parroting Labor's line.
    • The agent repeated her statement and this time I parroted her words, so that my wife could hear what was happening.
    • It shows children parroting lines they've heard while watching old movies in the van.
    • In the past, health correspondents have been criticised for simply parroting Department of Health press releases and recycling articles from the medical journals.
    • And it seems that there is a concerted effort lead by Democrats and parroted by the media, to disenfranchise us.