cahow

[ kuh-hou ]
/ kəˈhaʊ /

noun

a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda, until recently thought to have become extinct.

Nearby words

  1. cahokia,
  2. cahokia mounds,
  3. cahoot,
  4. cahoots,
  5. cahors,
  6. cahuilla,
  7. cai,
  8. caiaphas,
  9. caicos islands,
  10. caid

Origin of cahow

First recorded in 1605–15; imitative

Also called Bermuda petrel.

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