chuck-will's-widow

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

Definition of chuck-will's-widow

:a nightjar (Caprimulgus carolinensis) of the southeastern U.S.

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