monkey-faced owl

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monkey-faced owl

[muhng-kee-feyst]
noun

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism

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Other names for the barn owl are golden owl, white owl, monkey-faced owl and white-breasted barn owl.
The barn owl's nicknames are, because of its appearance, the monkey-faced owl and white owl.
It is sometimes called the monkey-faced owl because of its long, heart-shaped facial discs that resemble a monkey's face.
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