[<< wiktionary] Otus
== Translingual ==


=== Etymology ===
From Ancient Greek ὦτος (ôtos, “horned or eared owl”)


=== Proper noun ===
Otus m

A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae – the scops owls.


==== Hypernyms ====
(genus): Eukaryota - superkingdom; Animalia - kingdom; Bilateria - subkingdom; Deuterostomia - infrakingdom; Chordata - phylum; Vertebrata - subphylum; Gnathostomata - infraphylum; Reptilia - class; Aves - subclass; Neognathae - infraclass;  Neoaves - superorder; Strigiformes - order; Strigidae - family; Striginae - subfamily


==== Hyponyms ====
(genus): Otus scops; for other species see  Otus on  Wikispecies.Wikispecies  and Wiktionary entries starting with Otus


=== References ===
 Scops owl on  Wikipedia.Wikipedia 
 Otus on  Wikispecies.Wikispecies 
 Otus on  Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons 
Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006)  Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN


== Latin ==


=== Alternative forms ===
Ōtos, Ōthos, Oetus


=== Etymology ===
From Ancient Greek Ὦτος (Ôtos).


=== Pronunciation ===
(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈoː.tus/, [ˈoː.t̪ʊs̠]

(Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈo.tus/, [ˈɔː.t̪us]


=== Proper noun ===
Ōtus m sg (genitive Ōtī); second declension

(Greek mythology) Otus, a giant in Greek mythology and brother of Ephialtes


==== Declension ====
Second-declension noun, singular only.


==== References ====
Otus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879)  A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
Otus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934)  Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette