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Noun: nighthawk  'nIt,hok
  1. A person who likes to be active late at night
    - night owl, nightbird
  2. Mainly nocturnal North American goatsucker
    - bullbat, mosquito hawk

Derived forms: nighthawks

Type of: caprimulgid, goatsucker, individualist, nightjar

Part of: Chordeiles, genus Chordeiles

Encyclopedia: Nighthawk, Washington