- a mottled-gray owl, Asio otus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long tuft on each side of the head.
Origin of long-eared owl
First recorded in 1805–15
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- a slender European owl, Asio otus, with long ear tufts: most common in coniferous forests
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