Owlet Owl"et, n. [Dim. of owl. Cf. {Howlet}.] (Zo["o]l.) A small owl; especially, the European species ({Athene noctua}), and the California flammulated owlet ({Megascops flammeolus}). [1913 Webster]

{Owlet moth} (Zo["o]l.), any noctuid moth. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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