eagle owl
Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster]

The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

{Horned bee} (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee ({Osmia bicornis}), having two little horns on the head.

{Horned dace} (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish ({Semotilus corporialis}) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub. See Illust. of {Chub}.

{Horned frog} (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog ({Ceratophrys cornuta}), having a pair of triangular horns arising from the eyelids.

{Horned grebe} (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus auritus}), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense tufts of feathers on the head.

{Horned horse} (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.

{Horned lark} (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.

{Horned lizard} (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.

{Horned owl} (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl ({Bubo Virginianus}), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different regions; -- called also {great horned owl}, {horn owl}, {eagle owl}, and {cat owl}. Sometimes also applied to the {long-eared owl}. See {Eared owl}, under {Eared}.

{Horned poppy}. (Bot.) See {Horn poppy}, under {Horn}.

{Horned pout} (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish; the bullpout.

{Horned rattler} (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake ({Crotalus cerastes}), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns between the eyes; -- called also {sidewinder}.

{Horned ray} (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.

{Horned screamer} (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.

{Horned snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.

{Horned toad} (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus {Phrynosoma}, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also {horned lizard}.

{Horned viper}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Cerastes}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Eagle owl — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eagle owl — ► NOUN ▪ a very large owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot …   English terms dictionary

  • eagle owl — any of several large owls of the genus Bubo, having prominent tufts of feathers on each side of the head, esp. B. bubo of Europe and Asia. [1670 80] * * * ▪ bird  (Bubo bubo), bird of the family Strigidae (order Strigiformes), characterized by… …   Universalium

  • eagle owl — noun : any of numerous large horned owls constituting the genus Bubo; specifically : a very large Old World owl (B. bubo) that is widely distributed in Europe and northern Asia * * * ˈeagle owl 7 [eagle owl] noun a very large European ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle-owl — /ˈigəl aʊl/ (say eeguhl owl) noun any of various large owls, especially of the genus Bubo, as the Eurasian eagle owl, B. bubo …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eagle Owl — didysis apuokas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bubo Bubo angl. Eagle Owl vok. Uhu …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • eagle-owl — didieji apuokai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bubo angl. eagle owl vok. Uhu, m rus. филин, m pranc. grand duc, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didieji apuokai siauresnis terminas – afrikinis didysis apuokas siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • eagle-owl — eaˈgle owl noun Any of a number of large horned owls of the genus Bubo • • • Main Entry: ↑eagle …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle owl — n. extemely large owl with tufts on its heat that has a deep hoot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eagle owl — noun a very large owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot. [Bubo bubo (Eurasia) and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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