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Definition of Palamedea cornuta

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.

Meaning of Palamedea cornuta from wikipedia

- twelfth edition of his Systema Naturae. He introduced the binomial name Palamedea cornuta. The horned screamer is now the only species placed in the genus Anhima...