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būbo , ōnis, m. (f. only once Verg. A. 4, 462; cf. Serv. ad loc.; Non. p. 194, 1.— Hence given erroneously by Prisc. p. 683 P. and Rhemn. Palaem. p. 1370
I.fin. ib. as comm.) [βύας, βῦζα], an owl, the horned owl: “Strix bubo, Linn., whose cry was considered as ill-boding,Plin. 10, 12, 16, § 34; Verg. A. 4, 462: “ignavus bubo,Ov. M. 5, 550: “profanus,id. ib. 6, 432 (cf. id. ib. 5, 543: “profana avis): funereus,id. ib. 10, 453: Stygius (since Ascalaphus, son of Acheron or Styx, was changed to an owl; “v. Ascalaphus),id. ib. 15, 791: “rauci,id. Am. 1, 12, 19: “bubone sinistro,Luc. 5, 396: “trepidus,id. 6, 689: “moestus,Sen. Med. 734: “luctifer,id. Herc. Fur. 687: “infaustus,Claud. in Eutr. 2, 407.
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