eagle owl

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noun

any of several large owls of the genus Bubo, having prominent tufts of feathers on each side of the head, especially B. bubo of Europe and Asia.

Origin of eagle owl

First recorded in 1670–80
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eagle owl


noun

a large owl, Bubo bubo, of Europe and Asia. It has brownish speckled plumage and large ear tufts
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