Definition of quarrion in English:

quarrion

(also quarrien)

noun

Australian
  • another term for cockatiel
    • ‘We have had a Rottweiler, a Tibetan spaniel, an Australian silky terrier, 3 cats, a rainbow lorikeet quarrions, budgies, guinea pigs, a turtle, various fish and the newest additions are three lop-eared bunnies.’
    • ‘I breed rabbits, quarrions, and used to breed rats and mice, so I know the drill.’
    • ‘What's more, I was woken up at dawn at his place by the sound of raucous cockatiels - or quarrions, as they are more commonly known in Australia.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Wiradhuri guwarraying.

Pronunciation

quarrion

/ˈkwɒrɪən/