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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Otus mean? 

OTUS (noun)
  The noun OTUS has 1 sense:

1. a genus of Strigidae

  Familiarity information: OTUS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OTUS (noun)

Sense 1Otus [BACK TO TOP]


A genus of Strigidae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals


genus Otus; Otus

Hypernyms ("Otus" is a kind of...):

bird genus (a genus of birds)

Meronyms (members of "Otus"):

Otus asio; screech owl (small North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistle)

scops owl (any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call)

Holonyms ("Otus" is a member of...):

family Strigidae; Strigidae (a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes)

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