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bulbul  (ˈbʊlbʊl

Definitions

noun

  1. any songbird of the family Pycnonotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having brown plumage and, in many species, a distinct crest
  2. a songbird, taken to be the nightingale, often mentioned in Persian poetry

Word Origin

C18: via Persian from Arabic

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