Palamedea chavaria
Chaja Cha"ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria} syn. {Chauna chavaria}), so called in imitation of its notes; -- called also {chauna}, and {faithful kamichi}. It is often domesticated and is useful in guarding other poultry. See {Kamichi}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chauna chavaria — Chaja Cha ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria} syn. {Chauna chavaria}), so called in imitation of its notes; called also {chauna}, and {faithful kamichi}. It is often domesticated and is useful in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chaja — Cha ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria} syn. {Chauna chavaria}), so called in imitation of its notes; called also {chauna}, and {faithful kamichi}. It is often domesticated and is useful in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chauna — Chaja Cha ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria} syn. {Chauna chavaria}), so called in imitation of its notes; called also {chauna}, and {faithful kamichi}. It is often domesticated and is useful in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faithful kamichi — Chaja Cha ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria} syn. {Chauna chavaria}), so called in imitation of its notes; called also {chauna}, and {faithful kamichi}. It is often domesticated and is useful in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hirtenvogel — Hirtenvogel, 1) (Palamedea chavaria), so v.w. Chaia chavaria; 2) (Viehvogel od. Rosendrossel, Pastor s. Turdus roseus), aus der Familie der Staare, sonst zu den Drosseln gezählt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Паламедеа — (Palamedea) род птиц из семейства Palamedeidae, заключающий один вид Р. cornuta L. (аниума, анима), живущий небольшими стадами в болотистых лесах тропической Южн. Америки (Гвиане и долине р. Амазонки). П. величиной с индюшку замечательна тем, что …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Wehrvögel — (Palamedeĭdae), Familie der Entenvögel, mit mittellangem, zugespitztem, dem der Hühner ähnlichen, mit nach innen vorspringenden Hornlamellen ausgestattetem Schnabel, hohen Beinen und zwei langen, scharfen Spornen am Handgelenk (Flügelbug),… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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