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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - White or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region.

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  • A man who has a farm of 3,000 or 4,000 acres is called a cockatoo and a man with 20,000 acres is known as a selector.
  • Apparently the term comes from "cockatoo", an Australian bird that lives in great flocks that take over the countryside.
  • What was the name of Tony Baretta ` s pet cockatoo?
  • But the little old lady held her head like a cockatoo. for more
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