strigine

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin strig- (screech owl), + English -ine.

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strigine (comparative more strigine, superlative most strigine)

  1. Of or pertaining to owls.
    • 2014, James Robertson: 365: Stories:
      He thought of the pellets he found by day, the tight packages of bone, fur and excrement that, like crushed auto carcases in a wrecker's yard, were all that remained of voles or mice swallowed whole by their strigine predators. Did those small creatures scuffling over leaves and roots hear the owls calling, and tremble in fear?

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