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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage.

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  • We have not seen that species of goatsucker called the whippoorwill, which is commonly confounded in the United
  • We have not seen either that species of goatsucker or nighthawk called the whippoorwill, which is commonly confounded in the
  • The name Guaquili has a Cherokee sound and may be connected with wa′gulĭ′, "whippoorwill," uwâ′ gi'ĭ, "foam," or gi'lĭ, "dog."
  • With a breeze in the pines and a grey whippoorwill for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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