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|Noun||1.||family Caprimulgidae - goatsuckers|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects