poor-will definition

  • noun:
    • A bird associated with the Western usa (Phalænoptilus Nutalli) allied to your whip-poor-will.
    • A bird associated with genus Phalænoptilus, as P. nuttalli: so called from its characteristic dissyllabic note.
    • goatsucker of western the united states

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