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greenbul Line breaks: green|bul
Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːnbʊl/

Definition of greenbul in English:

noun

An African bulbul (songbird) with an olive-green back.
  • Family Pycnonotidae: several genera, in particular Phyllastrephus and Pycnonotus, and numerous species
Example sentences
  • The Pycnonotidae (bulbuls and greenbuls) comprise approximately 130 species and are widely distributed across Africa and Asia, mainly in evergreen thickets and forest.

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