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Noun: caprimulgid
  1. Mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
    - goatsucker, nightjar

Derived forms: caprimulgids

Type of: caprimulgiform bird

Part of: Caprimulgidae, family Caprimulgidae