strigiform

[strij-uh-fawrm]

Origin of strigiform

< New Latin Strigiformes name of the order, equivalent to Latin strig-, stem of strix kind of owl (< Greek stríx) + New Latin -iformes -iformes
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British Dictionary definitions for strigiform

strigiform

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Strigiformes, an order of birds comprising the owls

Word Origin for strigiform

via New Latin from Latin strix a screech owl
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