Ascalaphus

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀσκάλαφος ‎(askálaphos, owl)

Proper noun[edit]

Ascalaphus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the Ascalaphidae family — split-eyed owlflies.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀσκάλαφος ‎(Askálaphos, literally Screech-owl).

Proper noun[edit]

Ascalaphus

  1. (Greek mythology) The orchardist of Hades, changed into a screech-owl by Demeter for telling Hades that Persephone had eaten pomegranate seeds