a pink and gray cockatoo (Cacatua roseicapilla) that is widely distributed in inland Australia and is popular as a cage bird
Origin of galah; from native name
- An Australian cockatoo (Eolophus roseicapillus syn. Cacatua roseicapilla) having pale blue-gray plumage and a pink breast. Also called rose-breasted cockatoo.
- Australian A fool; an idiot.
Origin of galahYuwaalaraay (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) gilaa.