Definition of hooded crow in English:

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hooded crow

Pronunciation: /ˈho͝odəd krō/


A bird of the northern and eastern European race of the carrion crow, having a gray body with a black head, wings, and tail.
  • Corvus corone cornix, family Corvidae.
Example sentences
  • In much of Ireland and Scotland, our carrion crow is replaced by the grey-and-black hooded crow; in the border zones, the two species interbreed.
  • In Europe, hooded crows have been known to prey upon mussels.
  • Flying north through the lush green agricultural lands bordering the Tigris I watched hundred of egrets along with small flocks of rooks and hooded crows.

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Syllabification: hood·ed crow

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