cahow(redirected from cahows)
Related to cahows: Pterodroma cahow
See Bermuda petrel.
[Imitative of its cry.]
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(Animals) a rare nocturnal Atlantic seabird, Pterodroma cahow, with brown and white plumage, formerly thought to be extinct
[C17: imitative of its call]
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a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda.
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