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  •  Any one of three species of South American birds constituting the family Anhimidæ, and the suborder Palamedeæ. They have two spines on each wing, and the head is either crested or horned. They are easily tamed, and then serve as guardians for other poultry. The crested screamers, or chajas, belong to the genus Chauna. The horned screamer, or kamichi, is Palamedea cornuta.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Something so remarkable as to provoke a scream, as of joy.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  An exclamation mark.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


screamer, n.
1 a person or thing that screams.
2 any S. American goose-like bird of the family Anhimidae, frequenting marshland and having a characteristic shrill cry.
3 colloq. a tale that raises screams of laughter.
4 US colloq. a sensational headline.



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