galah

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ga·lah

 (gə-lä′)
n.
1. An Australian cockatoo (Eolophus roseicapillus syn. Cacatua roseicapilla) having pale blue-gray plumage and a pink breast. Also called rose-breasted cockatoo.
2. Australian A fool; an idiot.

[Yuwaalaraay (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) gilaa.]

galah

(ɡəˈlɑː)
n
1. (Animals) an Australian cockatoo, Kakatoe roseicapilla, having grey wings, back, and crest and a pink body
2. slang Austral a fool or simpleton
[C19: from a native Australian language]

ga•lah

(gəˈlɑ)

n.
1. an Australian cockatoo, Kakatoe roseicapilla, having rose-colored underparts.
2. Australian. a fool.
[1885–90; < Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal language of N New South Wales)]
Translations
ruusukakadu