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oilbird

[oil-burd] /ˈɔɪlˌbɜrd/
noun
1.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; oil + bird
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oilbird

/ˈɔɪlˌbɜːd/
noun
1.
a nocturnal gregarious cave-dwelling bird, Steatornis caripensis, of N South America and Trinidad, having a hooked bill and dark plumage: family Steatornithidae, order Caprimulgiformes Also called guacharo
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