Luscinia megarhynchos
Nightingale Night"in*gale, n. [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["a]ktergal, Dan. nattergal. See {Night}, and {Yell}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) 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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A larger species ({Lucinia philomela}), of Eastern Europe, having similar habits; the thrush nightingale. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster]

{Mock nightingale}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Blackcap}, n., 1 (a) . [1913 Webster]


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