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Definition of Owl


  1. Any species of raptorial birds of the family Strigidae. They have large eyes and ears, and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye. They are mostly nocturnal in their habits.
  2. A variety of the domestic pigeon.
  3. To pry about; to prowl.
  4. To carry wool or sheep out of England.
  5. Hence, to carry on any contraband trade.
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Owl Translations

owl in Danish is ugle
owl in Dutch is uil
owl in French is chouette, hibou
owl in German is Eule
owl in Hungarian is bagoly
owl in Italian is civetta
owl in Portuguese is coruja, mocho
owl in Swedish is uggla