Definition of Horned screamer

1. Noun. Screamer having a hornlike process projecting from the forehead.

Exact synonyms: Anhima Cornuta
Generic synonyms: Screamer
Group relationships: Anhima, Genus Anhima



Definition of Horned screamer

1. 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. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horned Screamer

horned
horned asp
horned chameleon
horned dinosaur
horned frog
horned lark
horned lizards
horned owl
horned owls
horned pondweed
horned poppy
horned pout
horned puffin
horned rattlesnake
horned screamer (current term)
horned toad
horned violet
horned viper
horned whiff
hornedness
hornednesses
hornel
hornels
hornen
horner
horner syndrome
horners
hornet
hornet's nest

Literary usage of Horned screamer

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1. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1879)
"horned screamer.—Trumpeter.—King Vulture.—Anhinga.—Dangers of travel.—Quartan ague. ... horned screamer ..."

2. Knowledge for the People, Or, The Plain why and Because: Or, the Plain why by John Timbs (1832)
"horned screamer. Because it may defend itself against some noxious animals which infest ... Why has the. horned screamer two spurs on each wing ? BITTERN. ..."

3. Knowledge for the People: Or, The Plain why and Because by John Timbs (1844)
"horned screamer. ky has the horned screamer two spurs on each wing ? :ause it may defend itself against some noxious ils which infest the native regions of ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"In the genus pala- horned screamer ... The horned screamer (P. cornuta, Linn.), or kamichi, is larger than a goose, ..."

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