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pauraque

[pou-rah-key; Spanish pou-rah-ke] /paʊˈrɑ keɪ; Spanish paʊˈrɑ kɛ/
noun, plural pauraques
[pou-rah-keyz; Spanish pou-rah-kes] /paʊˈrɑ keɪz; Spanish paʊˈrɑ kɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a large, tropical American goatsucker, Nyctidromus albicollis.
Origin of pauraque
1905-1910
1905-10; presumably Hispanicized spelling of a word < a language of tropical America
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