English version

owlet in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishowletowl‧et /ˈaʊlɪt/ noun [countable]  HBBa young owl
Examples from the Corpus
owletIn a tree an owlet whistles; it is an irritating, nosy-parker noise.I tried rearing owlets in my bedroom under heat lamps several times, usually without much success.When we got there we found dead or starving owlets all over the place.