short–eared owl

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noun \ˈshȯrt-ˌird-\

Definition of short–eared owl

  1. :  a medium-sized nearly cosmopolitan owl (Asio flammeus) that has very short ear tufts and usually nests on the ground

1766

First Known Use of short–eared owl

1766


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