Definition of guacharo in English:


Syllabification: gua·cha·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈgwäCHəˌrō

noun (plural guacharos)

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