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

Nightingale \Night"in*gale\, noun [OE. nihtegale,nightingale, AS. nihtegale; niht night + galan to sing, akin to E. yell; cf. D. nachtegaal, OS. nahtigala, OHG. nahtigala, G. nachtigall, Sw. n[aum]ktergal, Dan. nattergal. See {Night}, and {Yell}.]

1. (Zool.) A small, plain, brown and gray European song bird ({Luscinia megarhynchos} syn. {Luscinia luscinia}). It sings at night, and is celebrated for the sweetness of its song.

2. (Zool.) A larger species ({Lucinia philomela}), of Eastern Europe, having similar habits; the thrush nightingale. The name is also applied to other allied species.

{Mock nightingale}. (Zool.) See {Blackcap}, noun, 1 (a) .

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



1: European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song [syn: {nightingale}, {Luscinia megarhynchos}]

2: English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910) [syn: {Nightingale}, {Florence Nightingale}, {Lady with the Lamp}]

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