ruiseñor

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan rossinhol, from Vulgar Latin *rusciniolus, from Vulgar Latin lusciniola, diminutive of Latin luscinia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rwiseˈɲoɾ/ [rwi.seˈɲoɾ]
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  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Hyphenation: rui‧se‧ñor

Noun[edit]

ruiseñor m (plural ruiseñores)

  1. nightingale
  2. mockingbird

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