Strigidae

plural noun
Strig·​i·​dae | \ˈstrijəˌdē\

Definition of Strigidae 

: a family of birds (order Strigiformes):

a in former classifications : a family coextensive with Strigiformes

b in some especially former classifications : a family equivalent to Tytonidae

c : a family comprising all the owls except the barn owls — compare tytonidae — see bubonidae

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History and Etymology for Strigidae

New Latin, from Strig-, Strix type genus + -idae

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