• WordNet 3.6
    • n Chordeiles a genus of Caprimulgidae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chordeiles A genus of American glabrirostral Caprimulginæ, having lone pointed wings which extend beyond the forked tail. The type is the long-winged goatsucker, night-hawk, bull-bat, or piramidig of the United States, C. virginianus or C. popetue. There are several other species, chiefly of the warmer parts of America.
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In news:

Palmer photographed the bird (Chordeiles minor) using a Canon 1D with 400mm lens and flash.