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Definition of horn owl
horn owlHorned 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
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.
Meaning of horn owl from wikipedia
by thin white
"eyebrows" and a gray bill with a horn
-colored tip. The elf owl frequently inhabits
cacti; it also...
- barred owl
(Strix varia), also known
as the northern barred owl
or, more informally, hoot owl
, is a large species
. A member
of the true owl
- 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
- The great horned owl
(Bubo virgini****), also known
as the tiger owl
as the "winged tiger" or...
edge of the Bighorn
Basin, a depression surrounded
by the Big Horn
Cr****, Bridger, and Absaroka
ranges. At the western
edge of Cody, a deep...
- inevitably returns
from her night
flight. The Horn
Book Magazine, in a review
of the board
"too much text on each spread...
- vehicle horn
Bang, the sound
of an explosion
or a gunshot
Boom, the sound
of an explosion
Beep, a high-pitched signal
Beep, beep, 1929 word for a car horn
- The Indian
(Bubo bengalensis), also called
the rock eagle-owl
, is a large horned owl species native
(Tyto furcata) is usually considered
a subspecies group
with the western
group, the eastern
group, and sometimes...
- The greyish
(Bubo cinerascens) is a rather large owl
of the northern
part of Sub-Saharan Africa. It was previously...
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