Definition of Chaja

1. Noun. Largest crested screamer; native to southern Brazil and Argentina.

Exact synonyms: Chauna Torquata
Generic synonyms: Crested Screamer



Definition of Chaja

1. n. The crested screamer of Brazil (Palamedea, or Chauna, chavaria), so called in imitation of its notes; -- called also chauna, and faithful kamichi. It is often domesticated and is useful in guarding other poultry. See Kamichi.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaja

chairwomanship
chairwomanships
chairwomen
chairwork
chais
chaise
chaise longue
chaise longues
chaise lounge
chaises
chaises longues
chaitya
chaityas
chaiwallah
chaiwallahs
chaja (current term)
chakacha
chakalaka
chakra
chakram
chakrams
chakras
chal
chalah
chalahs
chalan
chalaned
chalaning
chalans
chalasia

Literary usage of Chaja

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1834)
"Her sympathies are either warped or stifled; her heart is blighted, and her mind degraded." In this town chaja ..."

2. Russia as it Really is by Carl Joubert (1905)
"He told me that chaja was ill, and would I go and see her. ... chaja had the influenza badly, and it was some weeks before she recovered. ..."

3. Library of Universal History: Containing a Record of the Human Race from the by Israel Smith Clare (1897)
"... grant and withhold their requests, or to alter their conditions, at the wish of his nobles, caused the failure of all these embassies. The Vizier chaja ..."

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