owlet

noun
owl·et | \ ˈau̇-lət \

Definition of owlet 

: a small or young owl

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Meanwhile, the owlets are growing up and starting to find their wings. Saryn Chorney, ajc, "'Unheard of' polygamous owl family consists of two moms, one dad and pair of owlets," 3 May 2018 Veterinarian Kevin Smyth said the owlet appears to be about three weeks old. Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press, "Baby owl season: Tiny owl appeared next to a coffee table in a Ferndale home," 3 May 2018 That owlet is still doing well and being fed by its trio of parents. Saryn Chorney, ajc, "'Unheard of' polygamous owl family consists of two moms, one dad and pair of owlets," 3 May 2018 The other owlet will likely leave the nest soon, too. Saryn Chorney, ajc, "'Unheard of' polygamous owl family consists of two moms, one dad and pair of owlets," 3 May 2018 There’s a lot of nuzzling, with the mother rubbing her beak over the owlet’s head. David Fleshler, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Beloved owls struggle to survive as they're squeezed out of burrows," 4 Aug. 2017 MONTEREY BAY Owling Fledging Party: Celebrate the owlets that hatched in an owl nest box at Haute Enchilada restaurant and are ready to take wing. Kathy Bennett, The Mercury News, "Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events, April 19 and beyond," 19 Apr. 2017 The evening includes a Latin-fusion meal, silent auction, and a chance to watch, under the stars, the young owlets flying in the courtyard. 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 21. Kathy Bennett, The Mercury News, "Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events, April 19 and beyond," 19 Apr. 2017 Kaplan held Simone’s stuffed owlet, a prize from the Miami-Herald Broward Spelling Bee, which Simone won to advance to the nationals. Jingnan Huo, miamiherald, "Quite a curfuffle over kerfuffle at Spelling Bee for Miami girl. Can you figure it out?," 31 May 2017

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First Known Use of owlet

1542, in the meaning defined above

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owlet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of owlet

: a young or small owl

owlet

noun
owl·et | \ ˈau̇-lət \

Kids Definition of owlet

: a young or small owl

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