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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chauna 
  n  :  crested  screamers  [syn:  {Chauna},  {genus  Chauna}] 




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