from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A scops, especially the small scops of Europe, Scops giu.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small owls of the genus Scops having ear tufts like those of the horned owls, especially the European scops owl (
Scops giu), and the American screech owl ( S. asio).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small
European migratory owl, Otus scops, that winters in sub-Saharran Africa.
- noun Any bird of the genus
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
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