Owlet

owlet

(Science: zoology) A small owl; especially, the European species (Athene noctua), and the California flammulated owlet (Megascops flammeolus).

(Science: zoology) Owlet moth, any noctuid moth.

Origin: Dim. Of owl. Cf. Howlet.

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