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Noun: whippoorwill  'wi-pu(r),wil
  1. American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage
    - Caprimulgus vociferus

Derived forms: whippoorwills

Type of: caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar

Part of: Caprimulgus, genus Caprimulgus

Encyclopedia: Whippoorwill, Kentucky