Nyctale Acadica
Saw-whet Saw"-whet`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small North American owl ({Nyctale Acadica}), destitute of ear tufts and having feathered toes; -- called also {Acadian owl}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Acadian owl — Saw whet Saw whet , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American owl ({Nyctale Acadica}), destitute of ear tufts and having feathered toes; called also {Acadian owl}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saw-whet — n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American owl ({Nyctale Acadica}), destitute of ear tufts and having feathered toes; called also {Acadian owl}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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