cahow

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Related to cahows: Pterodroma cahow

ca·how

 (kə-hou′)
[Imitative of its cry.]

cahow

(kəˈhaʊ)
n
(Animals) a rare nocturnal Atlantic seabird, Pterodroma cahow, with brown and white plumage, formerly thought to be extinct
[C17: imitative of its call]

ca•how

(kəˈhaʊ)

n.
a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda.
[1605–15; imitative]