from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Strigidæ, containing owls of medium size, with conspicuous horns, ear-tufts, or plumicorns; the eared owls.
- n. In entomology, a genus of sphinxes or hawkmoths, founded by Hübner in 1816.
- n. In conchology, a genus of gastropods.
- n. In Crustacea, a genus of amphipods.
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- n. a genus of Strigidae
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