frogmouth

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frog·mouth

 (frôg′mouth′, frŏg′-)
n.
Any of various brown or gray nocturnal birds of the family Podargidae of Southeast Asia and Australia, having a wide mouth and a hooked bill.

frogmouth

(ˈfrɒɡˌmaʊθ)
n
(Animals) any nocturnal insectivorous bird of the genera Podargus and Batrachostomus, of SE Asia and Australia, similar to the nightjars: family Podargidae, order Caprimulgiformes
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Noun1.frogmouth - insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouthfrogmouth - insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth
caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds