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Anhima or Palamedea cornuta
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 head, and two sharp spurs on each wing. Although its beak, feet, and legs resemble those of gallinaceous birds, it is related in anatomical characters to the ducks and geese (Anseres). Called also horned screamer. The name is sometimes applied also to the chaja. See Chaja, and Screamer.
Micropalama himantopus
Stilt Stilt, n. [OE. stilte; akin to Dan. stylte, Sw. stylta, LG. & D. stelt, OHG. stelza, G. stelze, and perh. to E. stout.] 1. A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm. Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked. --Landor. 2. A crutch; also, the handle of a plow. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds belonging to Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks, stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer. Note: The American species (Himantopus Mexicanus) is well known. The European and Asiatic stilt (H. candidus) is usually white, except the wings and interscapulars, which are greenish black. The white-headed stilt (H. leucocephalus) and the banded stilt (Cladorhynchus pectoralis) are found in Australia. Stilt plover (Zo["o]l.), the stilt. Stilt sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), an American sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus) having long legs. The bill is somewhat expanded at the tip.
Palama
Palama Pal"a*ma, n.; pl. Palamme. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the palm.] (Zo["o]l.) A membrane extending between the toes of a bird, and uniting them more or less closely together.
Palamate
Palamate Pal"a*mate, a. [From Palma.] (Zo["o]l.) Web-footed.
Palamedea cornuta
Screamer Scream"er, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of three species of South American birds constituting the family Anhimid[ae], and the suborder Palamede[ae]. They have two spines on each wing, and the head is either crested or horned. They are easily tamed, and then serve as guardians for other poultry. The crested screamers, or chajas, belong to the genus Chauna. The horned screamer, or kamichi, is Palamedea cornuta.
Palamedea cornuta
Anhima An"hi*ma, n. [Brazilian name.] A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.
Palamedea or Chauna chavaria
Chaja Cha"ja, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) 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.
Palamedeae
Palamedeae Pal`a*me"de*[ae], n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) An order, or suborder, including the kamichi, and allied South American birds; -- called also screamers. In many anatomical characters they are allied to the Anseres, but they externally resemble the wading birds.
Palamme
Palama Pal"a*ma, n.; pl. Palamme. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the palm.] (Zo["o]l.) A membrane extending between the toes of a bird, and uniting them more or less closely together.
palampoor
Palempore Pal`em*pore", n. A superior kind of dimity made in India, -- used for bed coverings. [Written also palampore, palampoor, etc.] --De Colange.
Palampore
Palampore Pal`am*pore", n. See Palempore.
palampore
Palempore Pal`em*pore", n. A superior kind of dimity made in India, -- used for bed coverings. [Written also palampore, palampoor, etc.] --De Colange.

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- palam is one of the 70 vidhan sabha constituencies of the national capital territory in northern india. palam is a major residential colony in south west
- lat-e parshu lerdarabon lerudbon lu sara mazi gavabar narmash pain derazlat palam palatdasht parshu qaleh gardan rejah sara shemshad sara si sara siah chal
- international airport of the national capital region of delhi, india, situated in palam, 15 km (9.3 mi) south-west of the new delhi railway station and 16 km (9
- palam is an administrative unit, known as union council, of upper dir district in the khyber pakhtunkhwa province of ****stan. upper dir is administratively
- the indian air force museum, palam, is the museum of the indian air force, and is located at the palam air force station in delhi, india. entrance to
- palam vidhan sabha constituency (hindi: पालम विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 70 vidhan sabha constituencies of the national capital territory
- rumex acetosella is a species of sorrel, bearing the common names sheep's sorrel, red sorrel, sour weed, and field sorrel. the plant and its subspecies
- panchavadi palam (malayalam: പഞ്ചവടിപ്പാലം) is a 1984 malayalam film directed by k. g. george and starring gopi, and nedumudi venu. the screenplay was