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Webster 1913 Edition


Nightjar

Night′jarˊ

,
Noun.
A goatsucker, esp. the European species. See Illust. of
Goatsucker
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Definition 2022


nightjar

nightjar

English

Noun

nightjar (plural nightjars)

  1. Any of various medium-sized nocturnal birds of the family Caprimulgidae, that feed predominantly on moths and other large flying insects.

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