The Australian Galah

 

galah
English (Australian)

 

SYLLABICATION:
ga·lah

 

PRONUNCIATION:
g-l ä´

 

NOUN :
1. An Australian cockatoo (Cacatua roseicapilla) having pale blue-grey plumage and a pink breast.
2. Australian A fool; an idiot.

 

ETYMOLOGY:
Yuwaalaraay (Aboriginal language of southeast Australia) gilaa.
(Hear the word in English) American Accent

 

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

 


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