ganggang

noun
gang·​gang | \ ˈgaŋˌgaŋ \
variants: or less commonly ganga \ ˈgaŋgə \ or gangan \ ˈgaŋˌgaŋ \
plural -s

Definition of ganggang

: a small cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum) of Australia and Tasmania that is largely gray with the male distinguished by a scarlet crest

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First Known Use of ganggang

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ganggang

native name in Australia

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“Ganggang.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ganggang. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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