a European owl, Strix aluco, having a reddish-brown or grey plumage, black eyes, and a round headAlso called: brown owl, wood owl
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British Dictionary definitions for tawny owl (2 of 2)
a name (no longer in official use) for an assistant Brownie Guider
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