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ˈgoʊtˌsʌk ərgoat·suck·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goatsucker, nightjar, caprimulgidnoun

    mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects

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  1. goatsuckernoun

    Any bird in the nightjar family Caprimulgidae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goatsuckernoun

    one of several species of insectivorous birds, belonging to Caprimulgus and allied genera, esp. the European species (Caprimulgus Europaeus); -- so called from the mistaken notion that it sucks goats. The European species is also goat-milker, goat owl, goat chaffer, fern owl, night hawk, nightjar, night churr, churr-owl, gnat hawk, and dorhawk

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goatsucker in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goatsucker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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