genus Otus

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Noun1.genus Otus - a genus of Strigidaegenus Otus - 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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