Definition of Chauna
1. Noun. Crested screamers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anhimidae, Family Anhimidae
Member holonyms: Crested Screamer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chauna
Literary usage of Chauna
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"One species of chauna is met with in Argentina, the only other known species (C. ... La-Plata Seise, ii. p. 600 (Par,wiA). chauna ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"There are only two carpal bones, one radial and one ulnar. There is one exception to this, namely, in the Screamer (chauna ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1876)
"In chauna, however, these two cutaneous layers are not definable, the whole presenting the appearance as if a ..."
4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1870)
"chauna. A genus of birds whose systematic position has long been in doubt, ... 163, ami the species are there assigned to two genera, viz., chauna and ..."