boobook

boobook
абориг. бубук (аборигенное название иглоногой новозеландской совы {morepork owl})

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • boobook — /ˈbubʊk / (say boohbook) noun 1. a small owl, Ninox novaeseelandiae, brownish, with white spotted back and wings and large dark patches behind the eyes; widely distributed in Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and adjacent islands; southern… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • boobook — /booh book, boohk/, n. a small, reddish brown spotted owl, Ninox boobook, native to Australia and New Zealand. [1795 1805; < Dharuk bokbok (imit.)] * * * …   Universalium

  • boobook — noun Any of various owls of Asia and Australasia of the genus Ninox …   Wiktionary

  • boobook — n. Austral. a brown spotted owl, Ninox novae seelandiae, native to Australia and New Zealand . Etymology: imit. of its call …   Useful english dictionary

  • boobook owl — ˈbü(ˌ)bu̇k , (ˌ)bük noun also boobook ( s) Etymology: imitative : a small owl (Ninox novae seelandiae) of Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and some associated Pacific islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • boobook owl — [ bu:bʊk] noun a small brown Australasian owl with a characteristic double hoot. [Ninox novaeseelandiae.] Origin C19: imitative of its call …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lord Howe Boobook — Illustration by Henrik Grönvold Conservation status Extinct …   Wikipedia

  • Norfolk Boobook — Watercolour by James Stuart, 1839 Conservation status Extinct …   Wikipedia

  • Southern Boobook — Mopoke Morepork in Warkworth, New Zealand Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Christmas Boobook — Illustration by Keulemans, 1900 Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Cinnabar Boobook — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia


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