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guacharo

[gwah-chuh-roh] /ˈgwɑ tʃəˌroʊ/
noun, plural guacharos.
1.
a nocturnal, fruit-eating, South American bird, Steatornis caripensis, the young of which yield an oil derived from their fat.
Also called oilbird.
Origin of guacharo
1820-1830
1820-30; < American Spanish
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guacharo

/ˈɡwɑːtʃəˌrəʊ/
noun (pl) -ros
1.
another name for oilbird
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish guácharo
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