a nocturnal, fruit-eating, South American bird, Steatornis caripensis, the young of which yield an oil derived from their fat.
- Also called oilbird.
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How to use guacharo in a sentence
To go down into the guacharo signifies in their language to die.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
One afternoon we made an attempt on the other guacharo cave, which lies in the cliff on the landward side of the Monos Boca.
The following morning early we rowed away again, full of longing, but not of hope, of reaching one or other of the guacharo caves.
There was another guacharo cave in the Monos channel, more under the lee.
We could see into and through the gap in Huevos, through which we had tried to reach the guacharo cave.
British Dictionary definitions for guacharo
another name for oilbird
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