strigiform

strigiform

[strij-uh-fawrm]
adjective
of, pertaining, or belonging to the order Strigiformes, comprising the owls.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Strigiformes name of the order, equivalent to Latin strig-, stem of strix kind of owl (< Greek stríx) + Neo-Latin -iformes -iformes

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strigiform (ˈstrɪdʒɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Strigiformes, an order of birds comprising the owls
 
[via New Latin from Latin strix a screech owl]

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