Wheelbird

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wheelbird (Zoöl) The European goatsucker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wheelbird The night-jar or goatsucker, Caprimulgus europæus: so named from its chirring cry, likened to the noise of a spinning-wheel. Also spinner and wheeler.
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