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strigiform

[ strij-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈstrɪdʒ əˌfɔrm /
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adjective

of, pertaining, or belonging to the order Strigiformes, comprising the owls.

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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
/ (ˈstrɪdʒɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Strigiformes, an order of birds comprising the owls
via New Latin from Latin strix a screech owl
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