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

  Chaja \Cha"ja\, n. [Native name.] (Zool.)
     The crested screamer of Brazil ({Palamedea chavaria syn.
     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
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: crested screamers [syn: Chauna, genus Chauna]

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