cockatiel definition

  • noun:
    • a little crested Australian parrot (Nymphicus hollandicus) having gray and yellow plumage.
    • a little, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest.
    • a little grey and white Australian parrot (Leptolophus hollandicus, previously Calopsitta Nov√¶-Hollandi√¶) with a prominent crest; a man has bright yellow cheeks and crest, nevertheless female has actually just a pale yellow within the face; -- it really is so called from its note.
    • small gray Australian parrot with a yellow crested head

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