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owlet

[ou-lit] /ˈaʊ lɪt/
noun
1.
a young owl.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; owl + -et
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  • For example, they tested the cats' response to a novel object, a plush owlet left on the floor.
  • Without the parents' protection many an owlet falls prey to a fox or jaeger or wanders off and dies.
  • The owl hatched and fledged one owlet and the eagles hatched and fledged one eaglet.
  • On closer inspection, it proved an owlet, wide awake and blinking at us from beside a concrete step.
British Dictionary definitions for owlet

owlet

/ˈaʊlɪt/
noun
1.
a young or nestling owl
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