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(Animals) a nocturnal gregarious cave-dwelling bird, Steatornis caripensis, of N South America and Trinidad, having a hooked bill and dark plumage: family Steatornithidae, order Caprimulgiformes. Also called: fatbird or guacharo
a nocturnal cave-nesting bird of tropical South America, Steatornis caripensis, akin to the goatsuckers: the rendered fat of its young has been used as a cooking and lighting oil.
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|Noun||1.||oilbird - nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter|
caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds