corella

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Cacatua sanguinea
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Etymology[edit]

From Wiradhuri.

Noun[edit]

corella (plural corellas)

  1. Any of several species of white cockatoo of the subgenus Licmetis within genus Cacatua.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 434:
      There were red-tailed cockatoos, casuarina cockatoos, a little corella and a galah.

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References[edit]

  • Dixon, R. M. W., Bruce Moore, W. S. Ramson, Mandy Thomas (2006) Australian Aboriginal Words in English: Their Origin and Meaning, 2nd ed. edition, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-554073-5, page 83

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