Pronunciation: (chä"chu-lä'ku; Sp. chä"chä-lä'kä), [key]
—pl. -casPronunciation: (-kuz; Sp. -käs). [key]
any of several slender guans of the genus Ortalis, of Central America, Mexico, and southern Texas, having loud, harsh cries.
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