Definition of Anhima

1. Noun. Type genus of the Anhimidae; horned screamers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Anhima
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anhimidae, Family Anhimidae
Member holonyms: Anhima Cornuta, Horned Screamer



Definition of Anhima

1. n. A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.

Definition of Anhima

1. Noun. A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (''Palamedea cornuta''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anhima

anhedrals
anhelation
anhele
anhelose
anhelous
anhemitonic
anhemitonic pentatonic scale
anhemitonic pentatonic scales
anhepatic
anhepatic jaundice
anhepatogenous jaundice
anhidrosis
anhidrotics
anhima (current term)
anhimas
anhinga
anhingas
anhistic
anhistous
anholonomic
anholonomies
anhomomorphic
anhungered
anhungry
anhydrase
anhydrases
anhydrate
anhydration

Literary usage of Anhima

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oeuvres complètes de Buffon: avec les descriptions anatomiques de Daubenton by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Daubenton (Louis-Jean-Marie), Anselme-Gaëtan Desmarest (1829)
"anhima. Pison, Hist. nat. , pag. 9i. — Aquila -Americana, nigra, aquatica, ... anhima nigricans f « albo variegata ; vertice ex albo et nigro vario ; collo ..."

2. Analogies of Organized Beings by John Shute Duncan (1831)
"The horn of the anhima has been mentioned. To this notice may be added a singular horn upon the head of the ..."

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