caprimulgiform bird


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Noun1.caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Caprimulgiformes, order Caprimulgiformes - goatsuckers; frogmouths; oilbirds
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
frogmouth - insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth
guacharo, oilbird, Steatornis caripensis - nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter