Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small owl, Asio accipitrinus sandwichensis, of the Sandwich Islands, a geographic race of the North American short-eared owl.

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Examples

  • An owl, a local _pueo_, came out at dusk from the trees below the green bungalow as the neighbor's dogs began to bark.

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  • #9.6 - Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:59 PM EST pueo go to Fox Opinion if you want to see hate.

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  • Anywhere along the course, keen-eyed zip-liners also might spot axis deer, mountain boars, pueo (Hawaiian owls) and Hawaii's endangered state bird, the nene (Hawaiian goose).

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  • Reap the benefits: monthly guided hikes on Moloka'i explore the pristine rain forest of Kamakou Preserve, the mountain home of rare birds and 219 endemic plants, and the coastal dunes of Mo'omomi Preserve, which also boasts many native plants and attracts nesting green sea turtles (honu) and the Hawaiian owl (pueo).

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  • Cameron Spangler couldn't believe it when he saw the Oct. 2 Kokua Line about a Hawaiian short-eared owl - a pueo - living on the grounds of Iolani Palace.

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