from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various owls having a hooting cry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the barred owl (Syrnium nebulosum). See Barred owl.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any owl that hoots as distinct from screeching
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