Dysmorphology Course
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OWL
~ OWL   id+ HOWL 
        echoic word 
  fr    HOWLET pointing toward 
  eng   HOODLE to make a sound like an owl 
        HOOTERS vulgar for attention calling breasts 
        HOOT as per HOODLE 
  lat   BUBO a rare term for OWL 
  sp    BUHO same  
  ukr   SOVA same 
        SOVIST or conscience 
        SOVIET or ADVICE  
  id+   the OWL is an EMBLEM of 
        FORESIGHT AWARENESS and WISDOM  
  note  the above are mitative terms from 
  lat   ULULARE ULULATUM ULULATE    
  biol> solitary CARNIVOROUS and mostly nocturnal bird 
        of pray with superior night vision 
        the feathers at the edge of the wings are 
        SERRATED which renders the flight silent 
  sug>  sp CARNE for flesh and CARNIVOROUS  
  sug>  sp SIERRA for saw and SERRATED  
  myth> EMBLEM REPRESENTING ATHENA and implying 
        fore-sight and in-sight expressed as 
        wisdom, perspicacity and prudence 
  hx>   as an emblem the owl is found virtually in 
        all cultures 
     in Kenya is is seen as a harbinger of death 
     among the MAYA and AZTECS it represented death 
     even today the saying 
     "Cuando el TELECOTE canta - el Indio muere"  
     in Mesopotamia it stood for destruction 
     among Arabs it is a bad omen 
     Hinduism holds that it is the 
     VAHANA (vehicle or mount) of the Goddess LAKSHMI 
     among ANCIENT GREEKS it stood for ATHENA 
     VIRGIL and OVID present the owl as an evil omen 
     on the other hand coats of arms of 
     QUEBEC ALBERTA MANITOBA LEEDS sport owls
          
         

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