Scotopelia

noun
Scot·​o·​pe·​lia | \ ˌskätəˈpēlēə, ˌskōtəˈ- \

Definition of Scotopelia

: a genus of African owls (family Bubonidae) comprising the fish owls

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History and Etymology for Scotopelia

New Latin, from Greek skotos darkness + pelios livid; akin to Greek polios gray

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“Scotopelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotopelia. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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