Definition of nightingale
(Entry 1 of 2)
: an Old World thrush (Luscinia megarhynchos synonym Erithacus megarhynchos) noted for the sweet usually nocturnal song of the male also : any of various other birds noted for their sweet song or for singing at night
Definition of Nightingale (Entry 2 of 2)
Florence 1820–1910 English nurse and philanthropist
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