Owl, Little


(koc; nuktikorax; Latin Athene meridionalis):

A night bird of prey distinguished by a round head, and extremely large eyes. The little owl is left in the Revised Version (British and American) only in the lists of abominations (see Leviticus 11:17; Deuteronomy 14:16).

See OWL.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'OWL, LITTLE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.