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An owl (Strix aluco) of Eurasia and North Africa, having chestnut brown or gray plumage with mottled markings.
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(Animals) a European owl, Strix aluco, having a reddish-brown or grey plumage, black eyes, and a round head. Also called: brown owl or wood owl
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a name (no longer in official use) for an assistant Brownie Guider
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|Noun||1.||tawny owl - reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes|
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
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