Definition of barn owl
: a widely distributed owl (Tyto alba) that has plumage mottled buff brown and gray above and chiefly white below, frequents barns and other buildings, and preys especially on rodents
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BARN OWL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of barn owl for English Language Learners
: a common kind of owl that nests in barns and other buildings
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