laughing owl definition

  • noun:
    • An owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, now probably extinct, named for its weep.
    • virtually extinct owl of New Zealand
  • adjective-and-noun:
    • a peculiar owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of the latest Zealand, reported to be regarding the verge of extinction. The name alludes to its notes.

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