Definition of jungle babbler in English:

jungle babbler

See synonyms for jungle babbler

noun

  • A large greyish-brown songbird, Turdoides striata (family Leiotrichidae), widespread in South Asia, having a long tail and living in small noisy flocks.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Caverhill Jerdon (1811–1872), army medical officer and zoologist.