There are 2 definitions of corvina in English:

corvina1

Syllabification: cor·vi·na
Pronunciation: /kôrˈvēnə
 
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noun

  • A variety of wine grape native to the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, used to make Valpolicella and Bardolino.
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    • It is made from a blend of late harvested and dried refosco, carmenere and corvina, making it sort of a super-Venetian as they call it on the back label.
    • In Valpolicella they use grapes not likely to be on the Who's Who of Grapes: rondinella, molinara, and the leader of the pack, corvina.

Origin

Italian (feminine adjective), literally 'raven-black'.

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There are 2 definitions of corvina in English:

corvina2

Syllabification: cor·vi·na
Pronunciation: /
 
kôrˈvēnə/

noun

  • A marine food and game fish of the drum family, found on the Pacific coasts of California and Mexico and sometimes living in fresh water.
    • Genus Cynoscion, family Sciaenidae: two species, in particular the shortfin corvina (C. parvipennis)
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    • Species to expect include various species of tuna, the odd billfish and in some areas, large inshore corvinas and white sea-bass.
    • It got its start as a fishing camp based around the totoaba, a large corvina fish that spawns in the upper gulf's shallow, sediment-laden waters, and around shrimp.
    • The shortfin corvina was introduced into the Salton Sea in southern California.

Origin

late 18th century: from Spanish and Portuguese.

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Pronunciation: ˈtôrtē
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a tortoiseshell cat