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Definition of Erebus strix

Erebus strix
Owl Owl, n. [AS. [=u]le; akin to D. uil, OHG. [=u]wila, G. eule, Icel. ugla, Sw. ugla, Dan. ugle.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of raptorial birds of the family Strigid[ae]. They have large eyes and ears, and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye. They are mostly nocturnal in their habits. Note: Some species have erectile tufts of feathers on the head. The feathers are soft and somewhat downy. The species are numerous. See Barn owl, Burrowing owl, Eared owl, Hawk owl, Horned owl, Screech owl, Snowy owl, under Barn, Burrowing, etc. Note: In the Scriptures the owl is commonly associated with desolation; poets and story-tellers introduce it as a bird of ill omen. . . . The Greeks and Romans made it the emblem of wisdom, and sacred to Minerva, -- and indeed its large head and solemn eyes give it an air of wisdom. --Am. Cyc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the domestic pigeon. Owl monkey (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of South American nocturnal monkeys of the genus Nyctipithecus. They have very large eyes. Called also durukuli. Owl moth (Zo["o]l.), a very large moth (Erebus strix). The expanse of its wings is over ten inches. Owl parrot (Zo["o]l.), the kakapo. Sea owl (Zo["o]l.), the lumpfish. Owl train, a cant name for certain railway trains whose run is in the nighttime.

Meaning of Erebus strix from wikipedia

- Phalaena lunusNothus lunus  Phalaena crepuscularisErebus crepuscularis Phalaena occiduaErebus occiduus Phalaena punctigeraCacyparis punctigera...
- talons of the Strix will be paralyzed. In The Burning Maze, Apollo's Lester Papadopoulous form was chased by a flock of Strix. After one Strix gets through...
- males. A. n. nox Java A. n. noctis (Hewitson, 1859) north Borneo A. n. erebus (Wallace, 1865) Peninsular Malaya A. n. noctula (Westwood, 1872) north Borneo...
- (Canis lupus) hunting for American bison (Bison bison), the great grey owl (Strix nebulosa), the gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua), the South American sea...
- strigimaculus Fairchild, 1942 c g Tab**** striolatus Xu, 1979 c g Tab**** strix Szilady, 1923 c g Tab**** stueberi Oldroyd, 1949 c g Tab**** stygius Say...
- Xylomoia graminea (Graeser, 1889) Xylomoia retinax Mikkola, 1998 Xylomoia strix Mikkola, 1980 Xylopolia bellula Kononenko & L. Ronkay, 1995 Zanclognatha...
- T. sternosetosa Alexander, 1940 T. sternotuberculata Alexander, 1935 T. strix Alexander, 1918 T. subdepressa Alexander, 1941 T. subnata Alexander, 1949...
- opalinula (Mabille, 1879) Rhodoneura seyrigi (Viette, 1957) Rhodoneura strix Viette, 1958 Rhodoneura superba (Viette, 1954) Rhodoneura terreola (Mabille...
- 1881 Erebus albicincta (Wileman, 1923) Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricius, 1781) Erebus ephesperis (Hübner, 1823) Erebus gemmans (Guenee, 1852) Erebus macrops...
- Alexander, 1960 M. stewartensis Alexander, 1924 M. stolidus Alexander, 1948 M. strix Alexander, 1930 M. strobli**** Nielsen, 1953 M. stygius Alexander, 1980...
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