What is another word for macaws?

Pronunciation: [mˈakɔːz] (IPA)

Macaws are a colourful family of parrots that are known for their raucous calls and vibrant plumage. The term "macaws" refers specifically to the large, long-tailed genera within the Psittacidae family, but there are many synonyms that can be used to describe these birds. Some of the most commonly used synonyms for macaws include parrots, cockatoos, lovebirds, lorikeets, and conures. Each of these terms refers to a specific type of parrot or bird, but they are often used interchangeably with macaws due to their similar characteristics. Whether you refer to these birds as macaws or one of their many synonyms, they are sure to capture your attention with their beauty and intelligence.

Usage examples for Macaws

I wondered about this for a while; then the monkey and I went to sleep, leaving the macaw alone conscious in the moonlight, watching through the night with his great round, yellow orbs, and thinking the thoughts that macaws always think in the moonlight.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
This cover was necessary, else the macaws, which are shy birds, might have uttered one of their wild, choral screams, and flown off.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
However this might be, they soon after saw something sticking in the side of one of the macaws, and could see the bird pecking at it with its great beak, and trying to pull it out.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid

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