- any of several large, colorful parakeets of the genus Platycercus, of Australia.
Origin of rosella
Examples from the Web for rosella
Historical Examples of rosella
He was as new as an overnight daisy, and as destructible in Rosella's hands.
And then it was, and thus it was, that Rosella took her resolve.
But no stress of weather could have kept Rosella at home that evening.
Rosella did not answer when Trevor ceased speaking, and there was a long silence.
Rosella said she did not know, for he had made her promise not to try to find out who he was.Italian Popular Tales
Thomas Frederick Crane
- any of various Australian parrots of the genus Platycercus, such as P. elegans (crimson rosella), often kept as cage birds