lovebird

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Peach-faced Lovebirds of the genus Agapornis

Etymology[edit]

love +‎ bird

Noun[edit]

lovebird (plural lovebirds)

  1. Any small parrot from one of the nine species within the genus Agapornis. Sometimes they are kept as cage birds and are noted for their affection towards each other.
  2. (metaphorical, usually in the plural) One of the members of an openly affectionate couple.

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