wood owl

noun

Definition of wood owl

1 : an owl living in trees especially : an owl of the genus Strix (as the European tawny owl and American barred owl)
2 British : long-eared owl

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“Wood owl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20owl. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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