from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American bird (Antrostomus vociferus) allied to the nighthawk and goatsucker; -- so called in imitation of the peculiar notes which it utters in the evening.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An American caprimul gine bird, Antrostomus vociferus, related to the chuck-will's-widow, A. carolinensis, and resembling the European goatsucker, Caprimulgus europæus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage
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