eagle owl

n. extemely large owl with tufts on its heat that has a deep hoot

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Eagle owl — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eagle owl — ► NOUN ▪ a very large owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot …   English terms dictionary

  • eagle owl — any of several large owls of the genus Bubo, having prominent tufts of feathers on each side of the head, esp. B. bubo of Europe and Asia. [1670 80] * * * ▪ bird  (Bubo bubo), bird of the family Strigidae (order Strigiformes), characterized by… …   Universalium

  • eagle owl — Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster] The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eagle owl — noun : any of numerous large horned owls constituting the genus Bubo; specifically : a very large Old World owl (B. bubo) that is widely distributed in Europe and northern Asia * * * ˈeagle owl 7 [eagle owl] noun a very large European ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle-owl — /ˈigəl aʊl/ (say eeguhl owl) noun any of various large owls, especially of the genus Bubo, as the Eurasian eagle owl, B. bubo …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eagle Owl — didysis apuokas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bubo Bubo angl. Eagle Owl vok. Uhu …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • eagle-owl — didieji apuokai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bubo angl. eagle owl vok. Uhu, m rus. филин, m pranc. grand duc, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didieji apuokai siauresnis terminas – afrikinis didysis apuokas siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • eagle-owl — eaˈgle owl noun Any of a number of large horned owls of the genus Bubo • • • Main Entry: ↑eagle …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle owl — noun a very large owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot. [Bubo bubo (Eurasia) and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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