palamedea

palamedea
\\ˌpaləˈmēdēə\
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek Palamēdēs, Greek hero of the Trojan war
synonym of anhima

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  • 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

  • Palamedea — 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

  • 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

  • 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 cornuta — 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

  • palamedea — pl.f. palamedee …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • palamedea — pal·a·me·dea …   English syllables

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