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snowy owl

noun
1.
a diurnal, arctic and subarctic owl, Nyctea scandiaca, having white plumage with dark brown markings.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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British Dictionary definitions for snowy-owl

snowy owl

noun
1.
a large owl, Nyctea scandiaca, of tundra regions, having a white plumage flecked with brown
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