Malay name Lūri for the colourful lories; "Several naturalists having discovered that these Parrots, when in their own regions, uttered frequently a cry similar to the word lori, gave them the name of Lory, as a denomination" (Perry 1811).
● ex “First Black-capped Lory” of Edwards 1751, and, probably, the “Psittacus orientalis exquisitus Loeri dictus” of Seba 1735 (Lorius).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 16 January 2019).