barred owl
noun Date: 1811 a large North American owl (Strix varia) with brown eyes and bars of dark brown on the breast

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  • Barred owl — (Zo[ o]l.) A large American owl ({Syrnium nebulosum}); so called from the transverse bars of a dark brown color on the breast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barred owl — barred′ owl′ n. orn a large owl, Strix varia, of E North America, having its breast barred and abdomen streaked with brown • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • barred owl — n. a large, North American owl (Strix varia) with bars of brown feathers across the breast …   English World dictionary

  • Barred Owl — Taxobox name = Barred Owl status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = * IUCN2007|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=48547|title=Strix varia|downloaded=31 July 2008 Database entry includes justification for why this species is of… …   Wikipedia

  • barred owl — noun large owl of eastern North America having its breast and abdomen streaked with brown • Syn: ↑Strix varia • Hypernyms: ↑owl, ↑bird of Minerva, ↑bird of night, ↑hooter • Member Holonyms: ↑Strix …   Useful english dictionary

  • barred owl — meksikinė pelėda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Strix varia angl. barred owl vok. Streifenkauz, m rus. пёстрая неясыть, f pranc. chouette rayée, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios pelėdos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • barred owl — a large owl, Strix varia, of eastern North America, having its breast barred and abdomen streaked with dark brown. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Barred Owl Bend — is a privately owned botanical garden (5.4 acres) and bird sanctuary located in Pittsboro, North Carolina that is devoted to collecting and testing only the highest quality perennials, shrubs and trees and allowing natural conditions to determine …   Wikipedia

  • Rusty-barred Owl — NOTOC Taxobox name = Rusty barred Owl image width = image caption = status = NT status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=48549|title=Strix hylophila|downloaded=16 May 2006] regnum = Animalia… …   Wikipedia

  • rusty-barred owl — brazilinė pelėda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Strix hylophila angl. rusty barred owl vok. Brasilkauz, m rus. бразильская неясыть, f pranc. chouette dryade, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios pelėdos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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