Definition of guacharo in English:

guacharo

nounplural noun guacharos

  • A large, nocturnal, fruit-eating bird that resembles a nightjar and lives in caves in Central and South America.

    Also called oilbird

    • ‘Humboldt, primarily a geographer, documented the biology of the Andean Condor and discovered the guacharo.’

Pronunciation

guacharo

/ˈɡwäCHəˌrō/ /ˈɡwɑtʃəˌroʊ/

Origin

Early 19th century from Spanish guáchero, of South American origin.