Definition of cahow in English:


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Pronunciation: /kəˈhaʊ


  • A large endangered Atlantic petrel which breeds in Bermuda.
    • Pterodroma cahow, family Procellariidae
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    • 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.

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