Brolga meaning

brŏl'gə
A large Australian crane (Grus rubicunda) with a bare greenish head and a red stripe around the neck. It is known for its elaborate courtship dance.
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Origin of brolga

  • From Kamilaroi (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) burralga or a kindred source in other Pama-Nyungan languages of southeast Australia
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition