Definition of bulbul
1 : a songbird frequently mentioned in Persian poetry that is probably a nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
2 : any of a group of gregarious passerine birds (family Pycnonotidae) of Asia and Africa
Origin and Etymology of bulbul
Persian, from Arabic
First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
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