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 for Kamichi
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kamichi \Ka"mi*chi\, n. (Zool.)
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

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