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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kūz, kūze, from Old High German *kūz, from Proto-Germanic *kūts (bird of prey), from Proto-Indo-European *gū- (to cry, screech). Cognate with Old English cȳta (kite, bittern). See kite.

NounEdit

Kauz m (genitive Kauzes, plural Käuze)

  1. an owl species
  2. a crank, odd fellow, codger

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • Kauz in Duden online