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chuck–will's–widow

noun chuck–will's–wid·ow \ˌchək-ˌwilz-ˈwi-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of CHUCK-WILL'S-WIDOW

:  a nightjar (Caprimulgus carolinensis) of the southeastern United States
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Origin of CHUCK-WILL'S-WIDOW

imitative
First Known Use: 1791

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