Palamedea cornuta
Anhima An"hi*ma, n. [Brazilian name.] A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi ({Palamedea cornuta}). See {Kamichi}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Palamedea cornuta — Screamer Scream er (skr[=e]m [ e]r), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of three species of South American birds constituting the family {Anhimid[ae]}, and the suborder {Palamede[ae]}. They have two spines on each wing, and the head is either crested or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palamedea cornuta — Kamichi Ka mi*chi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A curious South American bird ({Anhima or {Palamedea cornuta}), often domesticated by the natives and kept with poultry, which it defends against birds of prey. It has a long, slender, hornlike ornament on its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palamedea — pa·la·me·dè·a s.f. 1. TS ornit.com. grosso uccello (Anhima cornuta) con un sottile corno frontale lungo fino a 15 cm, diffuso nell America tropicale Sinonimi: palamedea cornuta. 2. OB TS ornit. uccello del genere Palamedea | con iniz. maiusc., in …   Dizionario italiano

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  • palamedean — palamedean, a. Ornith. (pæləˈmiːdɪən) [f. mod.L. Palamēdea, fancifully f. Gr. Παλαµήδης, one of the Grecian heroes at the siege of Troy.] Of or belonging to the genus Palamedea or family Palamedeidæ of birds, the type of which is the kamichi or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anhima — An hi*ma, n. [Brazilian name.] A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi ({Palamedea cornuta}). See {Kamichi}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anhima — Kamichi Ka mi*chi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A curious South American bird ({Anhima or {Palamedea cornuta}), often domesticated by the natives and kept with poultry, which it defends against birds of prey. It has a long, slender, hornlike ornament on its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaja — Kamichi Ka mi*chi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A curious South American bird ({Anhima or {Palamedea cornuta}), often domesticated by the natives and kept with poultry, which it defends against birds of prey. It has a long, slender, hornlike ornament on its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horned screamer — Kamichi Ka mi*chi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A curious South American bird ({Anhima or {Palamedea cornuta}), often domesticated by the natives and kept with poultry, which it defends against birds of prey. It has a long, slender, hornlike ornament on its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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