from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird, the European goatsucker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The European goatsucker; -- so called because it eats the dor beetle. See goatsucker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common goatsucker, night-jar, or fern-owl, Caprimulgus europ├Žus. Also door-hawk.


So called because it eats the dorbeetle. (Wiktionary)


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