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rosella

[roh-zel-uh] /roʊˈzɛl ə/
noun
1.
any of several large, colorful parakeets of the genus Platycercus, of Australia.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; alteration of Rosehill, district in southeast Australia
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rosella

/rəʊˈzɛlə/
noun
1.
any of various Australian parrots of the genus Platycercus, such as P. elegans (crimson rosella), often kept as cage birds
Word Origin
C19: probably alteration of Rose-hiller, after Rose Hill, Parramatta, near Sydney
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