Caprimulgus carolinensis
Chuck-Will's-widow Chuck`-Will's-wid"ow, n. (Zool.) A large whippoorwill-like bird (a species of goatsucker) ({Caprimulgus carolinensis}, formerly {Antrostomus Carolinensis}), of the southern United States; -- so called from its note. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Caprimulgus carolinensis — Caprimulgus Caprimulgus n. the type genus of the {Caprimulgidae}, including the {whip poor will} ({Caprimulgus vociferus}) and the {chuck will s widow} ({Caprimulgus carolinensis}). Syn: genus {Caprimulgus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caprimulgus carolinensis — Engoulevent de Caroline Caprimulgus carolinensis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caprimulgus carolinensis —   Chotacabras de paso …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caprimulgus carolinensis — Caprimulgidae Caprimulgidae n. [L. capris goat + mulgere to milk.] a widely distributed natural family of nocturnally active birds including the {whip poor will} ({Caprimulgus vociferus}), the {chuck will s widow} ({Caprimulgus carolinensis}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caprimulgus carolinensis — karolininis lėlys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Antrostomus carolinensis; Caprimulgus carolinensis angl. Chuck will s widow vok. Carolinanachtschwalbe, f rus. каролинский козодой, m pranc. engoulevent de Caroline, m… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Caprimulgus carolinensis — noun large whippoorwill like bird of the southern United States • Syn: ↑chuck will s widow • Hypernyms: ↑goatsucker, ↑nightjar, ↑caprimulgid • Member Holonyms: ↑Caprimulgus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caprimulgus — Caprimulgus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caprimulgus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Caprimulgus Chotacabras gris (Caprimulgus europaeus) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caprimulgus — n. the type genus of the {Caprimulgidae}, including the {whip poor will} ({Caprimulgus vociferus}) and the {chuck will s widow} ({Caprimulgus carolinensis}). Syn: genus {Caprimulgus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caprimulgus vociferus — Caprimulgus Caprimulgus n. the type genus of the {Caprimulgidae}, including the {whip poor will} ({Caprimulgus vociferus}) and the {chuck will s widow} ({Caprimulgus carolinensis}). Syn: genus {Caprimulgus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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