chuck-will's-widow definition

  • noun:
    • A bird (Caprimulgus carolinensis) for the south and central US, resembling but bigger than the whippoorwill.
    • Antrostomus carolinensis, a goatsucker of the southern united states of america.
    • a sizable whippoorwill-like bird (a species of goatsucker) (Caprimulgus carolinensis, formerly Antrostomus Carolinensis), associated with the south usa; -- so named from the note.
    • The great goatsucker of Carolina, Antrostomus carolinensis, a fissirostral caprimulgine bird, with quick rounded wings, long curved end, tiny legs and bill, the latter garnished with long rictal bristles providing down lateral filaments, and dark, much variegated coloration.
    • large whippoorwill-like bird associated with southern united states of america
    • A bird (Caprimulgus carolinensis) for the south and main usa, resembling but bigger than the whippoorwill.
    • Antrostomus carolinensis, a goatsucker regarding the southern US.
    • a sizable whippoorwill-like bird (a species of goatsucker) (Caprimulgus carolinensis, formerly Antrostomus Carolinensis), of the southern usa; -- so named from its note.
    • the fantastic goatsucker of Carolina, Antrostomus carolinensis, a fissirostral caprimulgine bird, with brief rounded wings, very long rounded end, small foot and bill, the second garnished with lengthy rictal bristles giving down horizontal filaments, and dark, much variegated color.
    • huge whippoorwill-like bird of this southern United States

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