noun. any of various small lories.
- Trichoglossus moluccanus
- rainbow lorikeet
- Glossopsitta versicolor
Example sentences of the word lorikeet
1. Noun, singular or mass
The female lorikeet is the sole incubator of the eggs, although the male will spend time in the nest box with her and will help feed the offspring.
A lot of rainbow lorikeet self-protection involves driving competitors away from their desired sustenance.