Strigiformes

plural noun
Strig·​i·​for·​mes

Definition of Strigiformes

: an order of birds of prey that comprises the owls and is usually divided into the families Tytonidae and Strigidae

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History and Etymology for Strigiformes

New Latin, from Strig-, Strix + -iformes

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“Strigiformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Strigiformes. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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