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Definition of nightjar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nightjar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnaɪtdʒɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnaɪtdʒɑːr//
 
Birds
 
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a brown bird with a long tail and a rough unpleasant cry, that is active mainly at night See related entries: Birds
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