Schleiereule

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German[edit]

eine Schleiereule (1)

Etymology[edit]

Schleier(veil) +‎ Eule(owl)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaɪ̯ɐˌʔɔʏ̯lə/

Noun[edit]

Schleiereule f (genitive Schleiereule, plural Schleiereulen)

  1. barn owl
  2. (pejorative slang) a woman wearing a veil, usually an Islamic niqab

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