Definition of Cockatoos

1. Noun. (plural of cockatoo) ¹

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Definition of Cockatoos

1. cockatoo [n] - See also: cockatoo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockatoos

cockalorum
cockalorums
cockamamie
cockamamy
cockamaroo
cockapoo
cockapoos
cockateel
cockateels
cockatiel
cockatiels
cockatoo
cockatoo farmer
cockatoo farmers
cockatoo parrot
cockatoos (current term)
cockatrice
cockatrices
cockayne syndrome
cockbill
cockbilled
cockbilling
cockbills
cockbird
cockbirds
cockblocked
cockblocker
cockblockers
cockblocking

Literary usage of Cockatoos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pet Book by Anna Botsford Comstock (1914)
"cockatoos HESE birds have great crests which they can erect at will; they are never green ... The most common of the pet cockatoos are the rose-breasted, ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(3) Among the short and equal-tailed Paroquets we distinguish the cockatoos.(4) Marked by a crest formed of long and narrow feathers, placed on two lines, ..."

3. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"Prison Ship.—Piracy of the Cypress.—Prisoners.—Loss of the Science. —Fish. — Penguin. —-Storm.— Port Davey.—cockatoos.—Land Lobster.— Excursions.—Sharks. ..."

4. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"... and cockatoos with birds of paradise, of which these islands furnish the chief supply. ARRACK ; in Arabic Arak, ardent spirit. ..."

5. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"Great Height of the Trees. Nests of the Metallic Starling. Parrots and cockatoos. Bird Winged Butterflies. Shooting Birds of Paradise at ..."

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