Otus

noun
\ ōtəs \

Definition of Otus

: a genus of rather small-eared owls (family Strigidae) that are usually predominantly insectivorous and nocturnal — see scops owl, screech owl

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History and Etymology for Otus

New Latin, from Greek ōtos, from ous ear

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“Otus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Otus. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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