- any songbird of the family Pycnonotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having brown plumage and, in many species, a distinct crest
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bul•bul (bŏŏl′bŏŏl),USA pronunciation n.
- a songbird often mentioned in Persian poetry, regarded as being a nightingale.
- Birdsany of several oscine birds of the family Pycnonotidae, of the Old World tropics.
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bulbul /ˈbʊlbʊl/ n