long-eared owl

noun
slender European owl of coniferous forests with long ear tufts
Syn: ↑Asio otus
Hypernyms: ↑owl, ↑bird of Minerva, ↑bird of night, ↑hooter
Member Holonyms: ↑Asio, ↑genus Asio

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noun
: an owl of the northern hemisphere (Asio otus) that has conspicuous ear tufts and mottled coloration; especially : a slender long-winged and long-tailed American owl (Asio otus wilsonianus)

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/lawng"eard', long"-/
a mottled-gray owl, Asio otus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long tuft on each side of the head.
[1805-15]

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long-eared owl,
a crow-sized owl with long ear tufts, found in woodlands of temperate North America.

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