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whip·poor·will / ˈ(h)wipərˌwil/ (also whip-poor-will) • n. a North and Central American nightjar (Caprimulgus vociferus) with a distinctive call.
whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) See CAPRIMULGIDAE.
Caprimulgus vociferus (whip-poor-will) See CAPRIMULGIDAE.
whippoorwill See nightjar
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