Horned screamer
Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster]

The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

{Horned bee} (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee ({Osmia bicornis}), having two little horns on the head.

{Horned dace} (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish ({Semotilus corporialis}) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub. See Illust. of {Chub}.

{Horned frog} (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog ({Ceratophrys cornuta}), having a pair of triangular horns arising from the eyelids.

{Horned grebe} (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus auritus}), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense tufts of feathers on the head.

{Horned horse} (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.

{Horned lark} (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.

{Horned lizard} (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.

{Horned owl} (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl ({Bubo Virginianus}), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different regions; -- called also {great horned owl}, {horn owl}, {eagle owl}, and {cat owl}. Sometimes also applied to the {long-eared owl}. See {Eared owl}, under {Eared}.

{Horned poppy}. (Bot.) See {Horn poppy}, under {Horn}.

{Horned pout} (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish; the bullpout.

{Horned rattler} (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake ({Crotalus cerastes}), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns between the eyes; -- called also {sidewinder}.

{Horned ray} (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.

{Horned screamer} (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.

{Horned snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.

{Horned toad} (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus {Phrynosoma}, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also {horned lizard}.

{Horned viper}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Cerastes}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Horned Screamer — Taxobox name = Horned Screamer image width = 200px image caption = Horned Screamer ( A. cornuta ) status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=47118|title=Anhima cornuta|downloaded=06… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • horned screamer — raguotosios pelamedėjos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anhima; Palamedea angl. horned screamer vok. Hornwehrvogel, m rus. рогатая паламедея, f pranc. kamichi cornu, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pelamedėjiniai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • horned screamer — raguotoji pelamedėja statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anhima cornuta angl. horned screamer vok. Hornwehrvogel, m rus. рогатая паламедея, f pranc. kamichi cornu, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – raguotosios pelamedėjos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • horned screamer — noun screamer having a hornlike process projecting from the forehead • Syn: ↑Anhima cornuta • Hypernyms: ↑screamer • Member Holonyms: ↑Anhima, ↑genus Anhima * * * noun : a screamer ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • horned screamer — a screamer, Anhima cornuta, of tropical South America, having a long, slender hornlike process projecting from the forehead. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • horned screamer — noun Anhima cornuta, a South American bird, member of the Anhimidae family, with black upper parts, head and breast and white speckles on the crown, throat and wing coverts …   Wiktionary

  • horned-screamer — n. Kamichi (Palamedea cornuta) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Horned — Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster] The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horned bee — Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster] The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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