sulphur-crested cockatoo

/ˌsʌlfə-krɛstəd kɒkəˈtu / (say .sulfuh-krestuhd kokuh'tooh)

noun
a large common parrot, Cacatua galerita, predominantly white, with yellow on the undersides of wings and tail and a forward curving yellow crest, found in Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands; often kept as a pet; white cockatoo.
Also, sulfur-crested cockatoo.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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