horned screamer

horned screamer
noun
screamer having a hornlike process projecting from the forehead
Syn: ↑Anhima cornuta
Hypernyms: ↑screamer
Member Holonyms: ↑Anhima, ↑genus Anhima

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noun
: a screamer (Anhima cornuta) of northern So. America with a long slender yellowish white process resembling a horn on the forehead — compare crested screamer

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a screamer, Anhima cornuta, of tropical South America, having a long, slender hornlike process projecting from the forehead.
[1775-85]

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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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