Adjective "corvine" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈkɔːvʌɪn/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or like a raven or crow, especially in colour.
  1. 'in appearance they are distinctly corvine'
  2. 'This corvine do-it-yourselfer sometimes fashions the tool from the left edge of a leaf and sometimes from the right.'
  3. 'But again, the article is worth reading for its loving portrait of corvine life.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or resembling a crow.

2. belonging or pertaining to the Corvidae, a family of birds including the crows, ravens, and jays.

More examples(as adjective)

"families can be corvine."

"cards can be corvine."

Origin

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