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- noun Australia (
slang) A person from South Australia.
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From crow + eater. Early settlers in South Australia were alleged to have eaten the breast meat of crows, parrots and cockatoos when there was a shortage of red meat. The term croweater entered the lexicon in the late 1800s.
I am a proud croweater, but rationality to me is looking at their attendances, as it is the largest city that has a staunch AFL following.