The Australian parrot, the cockatiel.
cockatiel definition by Webster's New World
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a small, crested Australian parrot (Nymphicus hollandicus) with a long tail and yellow head
Origin: Dutch kaketielje, diminutive of kaketoe: see cockatoo
cockatiel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small crested Australian parrot (Nymphicus hollandicus) having gray and yellow plumage.
Origin: Dutch kaketielje, ultimately from Malay kakatua, cockatoo; see cockatoo.