Definition of parrotbeak in English:

parrotbeak

(also parrot's beak)

noun

  • 1Any of various plants with flowers that resemble parrot's beaks; especially the kaka-beak, Clianthus puniceus. Usually in form "parrot's beak".

  • 2Chiefly Archaeology. A tool that resembles or is likened to a parrot's beak.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From parrot + beak. In some forms from the genitive of parrot + beak.

Pronunciation

parrotbeak

/ˈparətbiːk/