weero

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From wiru, its name in several north-western Australian Aboriginal languages.

Noun[edit]

weero (plural weeros)

  1. (Western Australia) A cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus.

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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 88