strix

noun (1)
\ˈstriks\
plural -es

Definition of strix 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a fluting of a column

Strix

noun (2)
\ˈstriks\

Definition of Strix (Entry 2 of 2)

: a variously restricted genus of owls:

a in former classifications

(1) : a large genus containing most owls except the barn owls

(2) : a genus comprising the barn owls

b : the type genus of the family Strigidae comprising owls that lack ear tufts and including the tawny owl and the barred owl

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History and Etymology for strix

Noun (1)

Latin strig-, strix furrow, groove, flute; akin to Latin striga furrow

Noun (2)

New Latin Strig-, Strix, from Latin, screech owl

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