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horned owl

n.
Any of various owls with feathered ear tufts that resemble horns, especially the great horned owl.

horned owl

n
(Animals) any large owl of the genus Bubo, having prominent ear tufts: family Strigidae
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Noun1.horned owl - large owls having prominent ear tuftshorned owl - large owls having prominent ear tufts
bird of Minerva, bird of night, owl, hooter - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
genus Bubo, Bubo - a genus of Strigidae
Bubo virginianus, great horned owl - brown North American horned owl
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