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guacharo Syllabification: gua·cha·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈɡwäCHəˌrō/

Definition of guacharo in English:

noun (plural guacharos)

North American
A large, nocturnal, fruit-eating bird that resembles a nightjar and lives in caves in Central and South America.
Example sentences
  • Humboldt, primarily a geographer, documented the biology of the Andean Condor and discovered the guacharo.


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

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