Significado de poorwill en en Inglés

poorwill

Pronunciación /ˈpɔːwɪl/ /ˈpʊəwɪl/

nombre

  • A small nightjar found mainly in central and western North America.

    Three genera in the family Caprimulgidae: four species, in particular the common poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii), which hibernates in cold weather

Origen

Late 19th century imitative of its call.