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- n. An owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, now probably extinct, named for its cry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a peculiar owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, said to be on the verge of extinction. The name alludes to its notes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. almost extinct owl of New Zealand
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