Definition of guacharo in English:

guacharo

Pronunciation /ˈɡwäCHəˌrō/ /ˈɡwɑtʃəˌroʊ/

nounguacharos

  • 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.’

Origin

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