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horn owl
Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. --Coleridge. Horned bee (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee (Osmia bicornis), having two little horns on the head. Horned dace (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish (Semotilus corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub. See Illust. of Chub. Horned frog (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog (Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns arising from the eyelids. Horned grebe (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe (Colymbus auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense tufts of feathers on the head. Horned horse (Zo["o]l.), the gnu. Horned lark (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark. Horned lizard (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad. Horned owl (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl (Bubo Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl, eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared. Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn. Horned pout (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish; the bullpout. Horned rattler (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder. Horned ray (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil. Horned screamer (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi. Horned snake (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes. Horned toad (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus Phrynosoma, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also horned lizard. Horned viper. (Zo["o]l.) See Cerastes.

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- flight: white owl, silver owl, demon owl, ghost owl, death owl, night owl, rat owl, church owl, cave owl, stone owl, monkey-faced owl, hissing owl, hobgoblin...
- The great horned owl (Bubo virgini****), also known as the tiger owl (originally derived from early naturalists' description as the "winged tiger" or...
- inevitably returns from her night flight. The Horn Book Magazine, in a review of the board book edition of Owl Babies, wrote "too much text on each spread...
- western edge of the Bighorn Basin, a depression surrounded by the Big Horn, Owl Cr****, Bridger, and Absaroka ranges. At the western edge of Cody, a deep...
- The Indian eagle-owl, also called the rock eagle-owl or Bengal eagle-owl (Bubo bengalensis), is a species of large horned owl restricted to the Indian...
- Brazilian pygmy owl (Glaucidium minutissimum), also known as least pygmy-owl or Sick's pygmy-owl, is a small owl in the typical owl family. It has been...
- an explosion Beep, a high-pitched signal Beep, beep, 1929 word for a car horn Ching, sound of metal on metal Clink, sound of gl**** on gl**** Ding dong,...
- The Owl Service was an English alternative folk music collective formed in 2006 by multi-instrumentalist Steven Paul Collins (who led the band for its...
- The greyish eagle-owl or vermiculated eagle-owl (Bubo cinerascens) is a rather large owl of the northern part of sub-Saharan Africa. It was previously...
- The white-browed owl, also known as the white-browed hawk-owl or the Madagascar hawk-owl (Athene superciliaris) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae...
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