Definition of Owlet

1. Noun. Young owl.

Generic synonyms: Bird Of Minerva, Bird Of Night, Hooter, Owl
Derivative terms: Owl



Definition of Owlet

1. n. A small owl; especially, the European species (Athene noctua), and the California flammulated owlet (Megascops flammeolus).

Definition of Owlet

1. Noun. A young owl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Owlet

1. a young owl [n -S]

Medical Definition of Owlet

1. A small owl; especially, the European species (Athene noctua), and the California flammulated owlet (Megascops flammeolus). Owlet moth, any noctuid moth. Origin: Dim. Of owl. Cf. Howlet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Owlet

owing(p)
owing to
owl
owl eye cell
owl parrot
owl parrots
owlbear
owlbears
owlclaws
owld
owled
owler
owleries
owlers
owlery
owlet (current term)
owlet moth
owlets
owlier
owliest
owliness
owling
owlish
owlishly
owlishness
owlishnesses
owlism
owllight
owllike
owls

Literary usage of Owlet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bachelor of the Albany by Marmion Wilard Savage (1848)
"... of owlet—The Pie of Pies—How owlet ate it—Results of Mrs. Briscoe's Activity—Petrarch and Laura—What detained Mr. owlet—Rehearsal of the Miracle Play of ..."

2. Gems of the Modern Poets: With Biographical Notices by Samuel Carter Hall (1842)
"WELCOME BAT AND owlet GRAY. O WELCOME bat and owlet gray, Thus winging lone your airy way; And welcome moth and drowsy fly, That to mine ear come humming by ..."

3. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"... Bird of the sun, transparent-winged owlet of noon, soft-pinioned, From heath or stubble rising without song; Establish thy serenity o'er the fields. ..."

4. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"FRAGMENT.1 HARK ! the owlet flaps his wings In the pathless dell beneath; Hark! 'tis the night-raven sings Tidings of approaching death. ..."

5. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"The Pine Beauty or owlet-Moth, Noctua (Trachea, ... The Pine owlet-moth or Pine Beauty, common throughout Britain, lives mostly on Pines ..."

6. Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland: Hitherto Unpublished by Peter Buchan (1828)
"CHILDE owlet. Page 27. Lady Erskine appears to have been a daughter of one of the Earls of ... Childe owlet was an illegitimate son of Lord Ronald's sister, ..."

7. The Household Book of Poetry by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"I '11 teach my boy the sweetest things : I'll teach him how the owlet sing«. My little babe! thy lips are still, And thou hast almost sucked thy fill. ..."

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