Definition of Cockatoo. Meaning of Cockatoo. Synonyms of Cockatoo

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Definition of Cockatoo

Cockatoo
Cockatoo Cock`a*too, n. [Malayan kakat[=u]a.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the Parrot family, of the subfamily Cacatuin[ae], 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 (Plictolophus, or Cacatua, cristatus), the sulphur-crested (P. galeritus), etc. The palm or great black cockatoo of Australia is Microglossus aterrimus.

Meaning of Cockatoo from wikipedia

- A ****atoo is any of the 21 parrot species belonging to the family Cacatuidae, the only family in the superfamily Cacatuoidea. Along with the Psittacoidea...
- The sulphur-crested ****atoo (Cacatua galerita) is a relatively large white ****atoo found in wooded habitats in Australia, and New Guinea and some of...
- The red-tailed black ****atoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) also known as Banksian- or Banks' black ****atoo, is a large black ****atoo native to Australia...
- Major Mitc****'s ****atoo (Lophochroa leadbeateri), also known as Leadbeater's ****atoo or the pink ****atoo, is a medium-sized ****atoo restricted to arid...
- The white ****atoo (Cacatua alba), also known as the umbrella ****atoo, is a medium-sized all-white ****atoo endemic to tropical rainforest on islands...
- ****atoo (Probosciger aterrimus), also known as the goliath ****atoo or great black ****atoo, is a large smoky-grey or black parrot of the ****atoo family...
- The glossy black ****atoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami), is the smallest member of the subfamily Calyptorhynchinae found in eastern Australia. Adult glossy...
- yellow-crested ****atoo (Cacatua sulphurea) also known as the lesser sulphur-crested ****atoo, is a medium-sized (about 34-cm-long) ****atoo with white plumage...
- The yellow-tailed black ****atoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) is a large ****atoo native to the south-east of Australia measuring 55–65 cm (22–26 in) in...
- The Salmon-crested ****atoo (Cacatua moluccensis), also known as the Moluccan ****atoo, is a ****atoo endemic to the Seram archipelago in eastern Indonesia...
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