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snowy owl

noun

Definition of SNOWY OWL

:  a large ground-nesting diurnal arctic owl (Nyctea scandiaca) that enters the chiefly northern parts of the United States in winter and has plumage that is sometimes nearly pure white but usually with brownish spots or bars

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First Known Use of SNOWY OWL

1781

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