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Major Mitchell

noun
1.
an Australian cockatoo, Kakatoe leadbeateri, with a white-and-pink plumage Also called Leadbeater's cockatoo
Word Origin
C19: named after Major (later Sir) Thomas Mitchell (1792–1855), Scots-born Australian explorer
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