Part of speech: noun

A small European bird, noted for the melodious night song of the male.

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Usage examples "nightingale":

  1. Oh, you must, you must remember about the name Nightingale?" - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. I was to him as a nightingale that sang from his sleeve, for he loved so much besides. - "The Worshipper of the Image", Richard Le Gallienne.
  3. " The little nightingale is singing," said Bertrand; " all is not lost, either for him or for us." - "The Hated Son", Honore de Balzac.