Definition of corvine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːvʌɪn/


Of or like a raven or crow, especially in colour: this attractive member of the corvine family in appearance they are distinctly corvine
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  • This corvine do-it-yourselfer sometimes fashions the tool from the left edge of a leaf and sometimes from the right.
  • It soon attracts the attention of the local corvine tribe and is mobbed by rooks and jackdaws.
  • But again, the article is worth reading for its loving portrait of corvine life.


Mid 17th century: from Latin corvinus, from corvus 'raven'.

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