Definition of Genus otus

1. Noun. A genus of Strigidae.

Exact synonyms: Otus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Strigidae, Strigidae
Member holonyms: Otus Asio, Screech Owl, Scops Owl

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Otus

genus Orycteropus
genus Oryctolagus
genus Oryx
genus Oryza
genus Oryzomys
genus Oryzopsis
genus Osmanthus
genus Osmerus
genus Osmunda
genus Ostrea
genus Ostrya
genus Ostryopsis
genus Otaria
genus Othonna
genus Otis
genus Otus
genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus

Literary usage of Genus otus

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

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus otus. "Otus PENNANT, Ind. Zool., 1790, 297," also in an earlier (1769) edition. (Not seen. Accepted on Mr. Stone's authority. ..."

2. The Coues Check List of North American Birds by Elliott Coues (1882)
"Nyctea scandiaca (L.) Newt, в e1. с 325. в 406. Snowy Owl. sufficiently distinct from the European bird. — The genus Otus is from the Lat. otus, ..."

3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"21, 1901, 43. (Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC) RANGE.— Queen Charlotte Islands and British Columbia, south to Puget Sound region. genus otus PENNANT. ..."

4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"genus otus.—EARED OWL. 1. 0. vulgaris—Long-Eared Owl. Rather rare. Observed only in the fall. 8. ..."

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