long-eared owl

[ lawng-eerd, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌɪərd, ˈlɒŋ- /

noun

a mottled-gray owl, Asio otus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long tuft on each side of the head.

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Origin of long-eared owl

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for long-eared owl

long-eared owl

noun

a slender European owl, Asio otus, with long ear tufts: most common in coniferous forests
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