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English definition of “cockatoo”


noun [C]     /ˌkɒk.əˈtuː/ US  /ˈkɑː.kə.tuː/ (plural cockatoos or cockatoo)
an Australian bird with a decorative crest (= growth of feathers ) on its head and a powerful beak Birds commonly kept as pets
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