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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae — horned owls, eagle owls and fish owls.

Etymologies

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From Latin būbō ("owl").

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  • Mechanical Owl in "Clash of the Titans" commissioned by Athena, built by Hephaestus, and given to Perseus to provide him wisdom.

    December 24, 2009