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]
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Walk the pontoon bridge across the crystal clear Cahow Lake and enjoy the otherworldly stillness.
President Obama responded with evident symbolism by forgoing the games and sending a delegation that included a number of prominent openly gay athletes: hockey player Caitlin Cahow, tennis legend Billie Jean King, and figure skater Brian Boitano.
Wingate was captivated by this discovery and became dedicated to making sure the cahow was not doomed to extinction.
Once thought to be extinct, the Bermuda petrel, better known as the Cahow, was spotted by research crew from the Irish Marine Institute.
hockey player Caitlin Cahow, originally scheduled for the closing ceremony, will take King's place.
For the first time since 2000, the US delegation to the Olympics will not include a president, vice president or first lady and President Barack Obama is sending three openly gay athletes - tennis great Billie Jean King, figure skater Brian Boitano and hockey player Caitlin Cahow.
Obama's group heading to Sochi includes openly gay athletes Brian Boitano, Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.
President Obama delivered a powerful message of opposition to Russia's reprehensible anti-gay laws Tuesday by announcing the inclusion of openly gay athletes, including King and hockey player Caitlin Cahow, in the U.
The Globe also named Stephen Cahow, a 30-year employee, vice president of production; he had been VP of circulation.
Wingate spent decades watching over the slowly increasing cahow nest sites and carefully tending native flora.
Cahow, 55, currently serves as Vice President of Production although in recent months he has been on a special assignment leading the Globe's zero-based budgeting initiative, which he will continue to oversee.
Washington, Dec 20 ( ANI ): Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out on Thursday, two days after he was named to the US delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow, according to reports.