Whippoorwill definition

hwipərwil, wipərwil
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A dark, insect-eating, nocturnal nightjar (Caprimulgus vociferus) of E North America.
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A nocturnal insectivorous bird of North America, Caprimulgus vociferus, a type of nightjar, named after its characteristic call.
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Noun

Singular:
whippoorwill
Plural:
whippoorwills