cahow
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1615 a dark-colored petrel (Pterodroma cahow) formerly abundant in Bermuda but now nearly extinct

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  • Cahow —   [englisch kə həʊ] der, s/ s, Bermudasturmvogel, Pterodroma cahow [ kə həʊ], kleiner, bis 30 cm langer Sturmvogel, galt bis 1951 als ausgestorben …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cahow — [kə hou′] n. a nearly extinct, dark colored petrel (Pterodroma cahow) of Bermuda …   English World dictionary

  • Cahow — Bermuda Sturmvogel Bermuda Sturmvogel (Pterodroma cahow) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cahow — /keuh how /, n. a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda, until recently thought to have become extinct. Also called Bermuda petrel. [1605 15; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cahow — noun An endangered burrowing, nocturnal bird, Pterodroma cahow, from Bermuda; the Bermuda petrel …   Wiktionary

  • cahow — ca•how [[t]kəˈhaʊ[/t]] n. orn a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda • Etymology: 1605–15; imit …   From formal English to slang

  • cahow — ca·how …   English syllables

  • cahow — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pterodroma cahow — Pétrel des Bermudes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pterodroma cahow — Bermuda Sturmvogel Bermuda Sturmvogel (Pterodroma cahow) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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