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owlnoun [C]

uk   us   /aʊl/
B2 a ​bird with a ​flatface and ​largeeyes that ​huntssmallmammals at ​night (also night owl) a ​person who ​likes to ​stay up late at ​night

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(Definition of owl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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owlnoun [C]

 us   /ɑʊl/
a ​bird with a ​flatface, ​large round ​eyes, a hook-shaped ​beak, and ​strong, ​curvednails, that ​huntssmallmammals at ​night
(Definition of owl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “owl”
in Korean 부엉이…
in Arabic بومة…
in Malaysian burung hantu…
in French hibou…
in Russian сова…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貓頭鷹,鴞, 夜貓子(喜歡熬夜的人)…
in Italian gufo…
in Turkish baykuş…
in Polish sowa…
in Spanish búho, lechuza…
in Vietnamese con cú…
in Portuguese coruja…
in Thai นกฮูก…
in German die Eule…
in Catalan mussol, òliba…
in Japanese フクロウ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猫头鹰,鸮, 夜猫子(喜欢熬夜的人)…
in Indonesian burung hantu…
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