Definition of Family Caprimulgidae
1. Noun. Goatsuckers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Caprimulgiformes, Order Caprimulgiformes
Member holonyms: Caprimulgid, Goatsucker, Nightjar, Caprimulgus, Genus Caprimulgus, Chordeiles, Genus Chordeiles, Genus Phalaenoptilus, Phalaenoptilus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Caprimulgidae
Literary usage of Family Caprimulgidae
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1. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"GOATSUCKERS, Family CAPRIMULGIDAE. Goatsuckers are long winged birds, with small bills, but with an extraordinarily large mouth, the opening of which ..."