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bul·bul

 (bo͝ol′bo͝ol′)
n.
1. Any of various passerine, chiefly tropical Old World songbirds of the family Pycnonotidae, most of which have grayish or brownish plumage.
2. A songbird often mentioned in Persian poetry and thought to be a nightingale.

[Persian, from Arabic.]

bulbul

(ˈbʊlbʊl)
n
1. (Animals) any songbird of the family Pycnonotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having brown plumage and, in many species, a distinct crest
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a songbird, taken to be the nightingale, often mentioned in Persian poetry
[C18: via Persian from Arabic]

bul•bul

(ˈbʊl bʊl)

n.
1. any of various medium-sized songbirds of the family Pycnonotidae, inhabiting warmer regions east to the Moluccas.
2. a songbird often mentioned in Persian poetry.
[1775–85; < Persian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulbul - nightingale spoken of in Persian poetrybulbul - nightingale spoken of in Persian poetry
Luscinia megarhynchos, nightingale - European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
Translations
بُلْبُل
bulbul
bülbül
söngfugl
bulbul
tepeli bülbül

bulbul

(ˈbulbul) noun
a songbird of Asia or Africa.