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Noun1.Otus - a genus of StrigidaeOtus - a genus of Strigidae      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Strigidae, Strigidae - a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
Otus asio, screech owl - small North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistle
scops owl - any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
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She bore two sons Otus and Ephialtes, but both were short lived.
Mars had to suffer when Otus and Ephialtes, children of Aloeus, bound him in cruel bonds, so that he lay thirteen months imprisoned in a vessel of bronze.
Sclater, informs me that this is the case with the Strix punctatissima and Pyrocephalus nanus; and probably with the Otus Galapagoensis and Zenaida Galapagoensis: so that the number of endemic birds is reduced to twenty-three, or probably to twenty-one.
Abundance of OTUs was normalized using a standard sequence number corresponding to the sample with the least sequences.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 21, 2017-US K-12 Education Specialists Otus and Thrively Forge Partnership
has acquired OTUS People Tracker software from Raytheon BBN Technologies.
Under the criterion 97% sequence similarity, 48, 26, and 35 OTUs were found in the superstratum, middle-level, and substrate samples, respectively.
Special Animal Abstract for Asio otus (Long-eared owl).
Provided that molecular marker data are allelic informative, the estimates of coefficients d between OTUs can be calculated from the difference in the allele frequencies (Table 1).
HMS Otus will be towed 1,000 miles from Portsmouth, Hants, to an exhibition of underwater archaeology at Sassnitz on the Baltic.
Otus, of course, belonged to Democrat-Gazette TV columnist, press junket junkie and "La Femme Nikita" devotee Michael Storey.
Named Otus and Ephialtes, the Aloadae were of extraordinary strength and stature.