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little owl

noun
1.
a small, European owl, Athene noctua, often portrayed in art with the goddess Athena.
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  • At the same time, this timid little owl is being found building nests in billboards.
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little owl

noun
1.
a small Old World owl, Athene noctua, having a speckled brown plumage and flattish head
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