Meaning of BUGLE in English

I. ˈbyü-gəl noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin bugula

Date: 13th century

: any of a genus ( Ajuga ) of plants of the mint family ; especially : a European annual ( A. reptans ) that has spikes of blue flowers and is naturalized in the United States

II. noun

Etymology: Middle English, buffalo, instrument made of buffalo horn, bugle, from Anglo-French, from Latin buculus, diminutive of bos head of cattle — more at cow

Date: 14th century

: a valveless brass instrument that resembles a trumpet and is used especially for military calls

III. intransitive verb

( bu·gled ; bu·gling -g(ə-)liŋ)

Date: 1847

1. : to sound a bugle

2. : to utter the characteristic rutting call of the bull elk

IV. noun

Etymology: perhaps from bugle (II)

Date: 1579

: a small cylindrical bead of glass or plastic used for trimming especially on women's clothing

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