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cahow

[ kuh-hou ]
/ kəˈhaʊ /
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noun
a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda, until recently thought to have become extinct.
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Also called Bermuda petrel.

Origin of cahow

First recorded in 1605–15; imitative
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