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any of a group of small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call, especially Otus scops (Old World scops owl) and O. sunia (Oriental scops owl)
[ohl-dee] /ˈoʊl di/ noun, plural oldies. 1. . [ohl-dee] /ˈoʊl di/ noun, Informal. 1. a popular song, joke, movie, etc., that was in vogue at a time in the past. /ˈəʊldɪ/ noun (informal) 1. an old person or thing 2. (Austral) a parent: children and their oldies n. “an old person,” 1874; “an old tune […]
[oh-ley] /oʊˈleɪ/ interjection 1. (used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement). noun 2. a cry of “olé.”. 1. variant of before a vowel: oleiferous. 1. a suffix found in French loanwords of Latin origin, usually diminutives, and later in adaptations of words borrowed directly from Latin or in Neo-Latin coinages: areole; centriole; vacuole. […]
[oh-lee-uh m] /ˈoʊ li əm/ noun, plural olea [oh-lee-uh] /ˈoʊ li ə/ (Show IPA), for 1, oleums for 2. 1. Pharmacology. . 2. Chemistry. . /ˈəʊlɪə/ noun 1. a plural of oleum /ˈəʊlɪəm/ noun (pl) olea (ˈəʊlɪə), oleums 1. another name for fuming sulphuric acid
[oh-lee-ey-shuh s] /ˌoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the Oleaceae, the olive family of plants. /ˌəʊlɪˈeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Oleaceae, a family of trees and shrubs, including the ash, jasmine, privet, lilac, and olive