from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small crested Australian parrot (Nymphicus hollandicus) having gray and yellow plumage.
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- n. A small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small gray and white Australian parrot (Leptolophus hollandicus, formerly Calopsitta Novæ-Hollandiæ) with a prominent crest; the male has bright yellow cheeks and crest, but the female has only a pale yellow in the face; -- it is so called from its note.
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- n. small grey Australian parrot with a yellow crested head
Dutch kaketielje, ultimately from Malay kakatua, cockatoo; see cockatoo.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)