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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -goatsucker-, *goatsucker*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
goatsucker    [N] นกกินแมลงตระกูล Caprimulgidae, Syn. fern-owl, nightjar

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
goatsucker(โกท'สคิน) n. นกหากินกลางคืน

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
夜鷹;蚊母鳥;怪鴟[よたか;ぶんぼちょう(蚊母鳥), yotaka ; bunbochou ( ka haha tori )] (n) (1) (uk) grey nightjar (Caprimulgus indicus); (2) (uk) nightjar (any bird of family Caprimulgidae); goatsucker; (3) (夜鷹 only) streetwalker; low class prostitute (Edo period); (4) (夜鷹 only) (abbr) (See 夜鷹蕎麦) soba vendors who walk around at night; soba sold by these vendors [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Goatsucker \Goat"suck`er\, n. (Zool.)
     One of several species of insectivorous birds, belonging to
     {Caprimulgus} and allied genera, esp. the European species
     ({Caprimulgus Europ[ae]us}); -- 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}.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  goatsucker
      n 1: mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with
           mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on
           insects [syn: {goatsucker}, {nightjar}, {caprimulgid}]

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