anhima

noun anhi·ma \anˈhīmə; əˈnēmə, aˈ-\

Definition of anhima

  1. 1 plural -s :  horned screamer

  2. 2 capitalized :  a genus of birds that includes only the horned screamer and is the type of the family Anhimidae

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Origin and Etymology of anhima

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Tupi ayɨ́ma


First Known Use: 1681


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