Definition of pauraque in English:


Syllabification: pau·ra·que
Pronunciation: /pouˈräkā


  • A long-tailed nightjar found in southern Texas, Mexico, and Central and South America.
    • Family Caprimulgidae: two genera and species, in particular the common pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis)


probably a Hispanicized form of a local word.

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