Definition of corvine in English:

corvine

Line breaks: cor|vine
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːvʌɪn
 
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adjective

  • 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.

Origin

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

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