from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small or young owl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young owl; owling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small owl; especially, the European species (Athene noctua), and the California flammulated owlet (Megascops flammeolus).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An owl; a howlet.
- n. A young owl; a little owl.
- n. Same as owlet-moth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. young owl
Diminutive of owl. Compare howlet. (Wiktionary)