major mitchell

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Major Mitchell
 
n
Also called: Leadbeater's cockatoo an Australian cockatoo, Kakatoe leadbeateri, with a white-and-pink plumage
 
[C19: named after Major (later Sir) Thomas Mitchell (1792--1855), Scots-born Australian explorer]

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