owlet

owlet
/ow"lit/, n.
1. a young owl.
2. See little owl.
[1535-45; OWL + -ET]

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      commonly, any young owl; the term is also used as the general name for several diminutive African and Southeast Asian species of Glaucidium (see pygmy owl) and two little owls (Athene) of southern Asia (see little owl).

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