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Cockatoo

Cock`a`too´   Pronunciation: kǒk`å`tŌ´
n.1.(Zool.) A bird of the Parrot family, of the subfamily Cacatuinæ, having a short, strong, and much curved beak, and the head ornamented with a crest, which can be raised or depressed at will. There are several genera and many species; as the broad-crested cockatoo (Plictolophus cristatus or Cacatua cristatus), the sulphur-crested (Cacatua galerita or Plictolophus galeritus), etc. The palm cockatoo or great black cockatoo of Australia is Probosciger aterrimus (formerly Microglossus aterrimus).
Noun1.cockatoo - white or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region; often kept as cage birds
Cacatua, Cacatua galerita, genus Cacatua, genus Kakatoe, Kakatoe, Kakatoe galerita, Kakatoe leadbeateri, parrot, pink cockatoo, sulphur-crested cockatoo
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