from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of Strigidæ, containing owls of medium size, with conspicuous horns, ear-tufts, or plumicorns; the eared owls.
  • noun In entomology, a genus of sphinxes or hawkmoths, founded by Hübner in 1816.
  • noun In conchology, a genus of gastropods.
  • noun In Crustacea, a genus of amphipods.

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  • noun a genus of Strigidae


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  • Greek Resemblance.

    July 9, 2008