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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 night·in·gale /ˈnaɪtṇˌgel, tɪŋ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Night·in·gale n.
 1. Zool. 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.
 2. Zool. A larger species (Lucinia philomela), of Eastern Europe, having similar habits; the thrush nightingale. The name is also applied to other allied species.
 Mock nightingale. Zool. See Blackcap, n., 1 (a).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
           [syn: Luscinia megarhynchos]
      2: English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War
         (1820-1910) [syn: Florence Nightingale, the Lady with
         the Lamp]