Definition of cahow in English:
A large Atlantic petrel that breeds in Bermuda. It is an endangered species.
- Pterodroma cahow, family Procellariidae
- Bermuda's most famous bird, the Bermuda petrel, or cahow, is a rare but rewarding sight.
- He has taken invasives by the roots and continues the effort to save our indigenous cahows from extinction.
- This year the world's last 24 pairs of cahows have produced twelve healthy chicks.
Early 17th century: imitative of its call.
Definition of cahow in:
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