eagle owl

ea·gle owl
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-guh l oul]
    • /ˈi gəl aʊl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-guh l oul]
    • /ˈi gəl aʊl/

Definitions of eagle owl words

  • noun eagle owl any of several large owls of the genus Bubo, having prominent tufts of feathers on each side of the head, especially B. bubo of Europe and Asia. 1
  • noun eagle owl a large owl, Bubo bubo, of Europe and Asia. It has brownish speckled plumage and large ear tufts 0
  • noun eagle owl Any of various Old World large owls of the genus Bubo, especially the Eurasian eagle owl, Bubo bubo, that have prominent ear tufts. 0

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Origin of eagle owl

First appearance:

before 1670
One of the 47% oldest English words
First recorded in 1670-80

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Parts of speech for Eagle owl


eagle owl popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

eagle owl usage trend in Literature

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