snowy owl


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snowy owl

n.
A large diurnal owl (Bubo scandiacus) of Arctic and subarctic regions, having snow-white plumage with dark markings.

snowy owl

n
(Animals) a large owl, Nyctea scandiaca, of tundra regions, having a white plumage flecked with brown

snow′y owl′


n.
a diurnal arctic and subarctic owl, Nyctea scandiaca, having white plumage with dark brown markings.
Translations

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