elf owl

noun

Definition of elf owl 

: a very small insectivorous owl (Micrathene whitneyi) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico that roosts and nests in the cavities of trees and saguaro cacti

First Known Use of elf owl

1887, in the meaning defined above

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