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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Gr. mythology, the goddess of knowledge, arts, sciences, and righteous war; particularly, the tutelary deity of Athens: identified by the Romans with Minerva.
- n. [NL.] In ornithology, an extensive genus of owls, related to A. noctua of Europe, including small earless species.
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- n. a genus of Strigidae
- n. (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
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