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noun [C] uk   /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 beakBirds commonly kept as pets
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