any of several owls having two projecting tufts of feathers on the head
Any of various owls with feathered ear tufts that resemble horns, especially the great horned owl.
(plural horned owls)
- An owl of the genus Bubo native to the Americas, among the largest types of owls.
The Eurasian species of Bubo are called eagle owls. The Arctic snowy owl is found both in the Old and the New World.