tu-whit tu-whoo

noun
\tə-ˌ(h)wit-tə-ˈ(h)wü \

Definition of tu-whit tu-whoo 

: the cry of an owl

First Known Use of tu-whit tu-whoo

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tu-whit tu-whoo

imitative

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