1. any owl that hoots as distinct from screeching;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hoot \Hoot\, n.
1. A derisive cry or shout. --Glanvill.
2. The cry of an owl.
3. A very funny event, person, or experience; as, watching
Jack try to catch that greased pig was a hoot.
Hoot owl (Zool.), the barred owl (Syrnium nebulosum). See
not give a hoot not care at all.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: any owl that hoots as distinct from screeching
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Hoot Owl, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 0
Housing Units (2000): 6
Land area (2000): 0.062225 sq. miles (0.161163 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000970 sq. miles (0.002512 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.063195 sq. miles (0.163675 sq. km)
FIPS code: 36020
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 36.360034 N, 95.121610 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Hoot Owl, OK