Chaja

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.
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chaja

noun
largest crested screamer; native to southern Brazil and Argentina 
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