caprimulgid definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the Caprimulgidae, or nightjar household.
    • mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine wild birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on bugs
    • some of the Caprimulgidae, or nightjar household.
    • primarily crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine wild birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feast upon bugs

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    • Any of the Caprimulgidae, or nightjar household.
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