HyperDic: owl

English > 1 sense of the word owl:
NOUNanimalowl, bird of Minerva, bird of night, hooternocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
owl > pronunciation
Soundsaw'l
Rhymesafoul ... waterfowl: 13 rhymes with awl...
English > owl: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningnocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes.
Synonymsbird of Minerva, bird of night, hooter
Member ofStrigiformes, order Strigiformesowls
Narrowerbarn owl, Tyto albamottled buff and white owl often inhabiting barns and other structures
barred owl, Strix varialarge owl of eastern North America having its breast and abdomen streaked with brown
great grey owl, great gray owl, Strix nebulosaLarge dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia
hawk owl, Surnia ululaGrey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
hoot owlAny owl that hoots as distinct from screeching
horned owllarge owls having prominent ear tufts
laughing owl, laughing jackass, Sceloglaux albifaciesalmost extinct owl of New Zealand
little owl, Athene noctuasmall European owl
long-eared owl, Asio otusslender European owl of coniferous forests / forests with long ear tufts
owletyoung owl
scops owlAny of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
screech owl, Otus asiosmall North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistle
screech owlAny owl that has a screeching cry
spotted owl, Strix occidentalisA large owl of North America found in forests / forests from British Columbia to central Mexico
tawny owl, Strix alucoreddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes
Broaderbird of prey, raptor, raptorial birdAny of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
Spanishautillo, búho, caburé, cárabo, chuncho, lechuza, mochuelo, strigiformes, tecolote, tucúquere
Catalanmussol, òliba, xot
Nounsowletyoung owl

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