oilbird

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oilbird nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n oilbird (Zoöl) See Guacharo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oilbird The guacharo or great goatsucker of Trinidad, Steatornis caripensis. Also called fat-bird. See cut under guacharo.
    • n oilbird A Ceylonese frogmouth, Batrachostomus moniliger.
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