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Webster 1913 Edition


Anhima


An′hi-ma

,
Noun.
[Brazilian name.]
A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (
Palamedea cornuta
). See
Kamichi
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Anhima

AN'HIMA

,
Noun.
A Brazilian aquatic fowl, larger than a swan, somewhat like a crane. Its head is small, its bill black, the toes armed with long claws. But what is remarkable, is a horn growing from its forehead; and the second joint of the wing is armed with two straight triangular spurs, an inch in length. The fidelity between the male and female is so great, that when one dies, the other remains by the carcass, till it expires.

Definition 2022


Anhima

Anhima

See also: anhima

Translingual

Proper noun

Anhima f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Anhimidae – the single species Anhima cornuta (horned screamer).

Hyponyms

References

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

anhima

anhima

See also: Anhima

English

Noun

anhima (plural anhimas)

  1. A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Anhima cornuta).

Translations