γλαῦξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From γλαυκός "bright", in reference to their gleaming eyes.

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Noun[edit]

γλαῦξ (glaûxf (genitive γλαυκός); third declension

  1. owl (Athene noctua)

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References[edit]

  • γλαῦξ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • owl idem, page 587.