Tytonidae

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Tytonidae

[tī′tän·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The barn owls, a family of birds in the order Strigiformes distinguished by an unnotched sternum which is fused to large clavicles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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