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English definition of “nightingale”

nightingale

noun [C]     /ˈnaɪ.tɪŋ.ɡeɪl/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ-/
a small, brown European bird known especially for the beautiful song of the male, usually heard during the nightOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
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