from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The specific name of a kind of owl, Strix or Syrnium aluco, the European tawny owl.
- n. A name of a genus of owls, now usually applied to the genus of barn-owls taken as typical of the family Aluconidæ. The common barn-owl of the old world is Aluco flammeus; that of America is A. pratincola. See cut under barn-owl.
- n. A genus of gastropods.
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