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galah

Syllabification: ga·lah
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈlä
 
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Definition of galah in English:

noun

A small Australian cockatoo with a gray back and rosy pink head and underparts, abundant and regarded as a pest.
  • Eulophus roseicapillus, family Cacatuidae (or Psittacidae)
Example sentences
  • You can attract birds like eastern rosellas, king parrots, galahs and lorikeets to your garden.
  • Because of today's down time with Esmeralda, it will be another day that I write about one of Australia's favourite idiots, the beautiful pink and grey galah.
  • I mean they have problems with galahs and cockatoos so this sort of balances that.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Yuwaalaraay (an Aboriginal language of New South Wales).

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