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rosella /rəʊˈzɛlə/ n
  1. any of various Australian parrots of the genus Platycercus, such as P. elegans (crimson rosella), often kept as cage birds
Etymology: 19th Century: probably alteration of Rose-hiller, after Rose Hill, Parramatta, near Sydney



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