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 guarding other poultry. See {Kamichi}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”