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1. A food and game fish (Menticirrhus undulatus) of North American Pacific waters and especially coastal California, having a blue-gray body with black pectoral fins and a barbel on the chin.
2. Any of several related marine fishes of the family Sciaenidae.

[Spanish corvina, corbina, any of various sciaenid fish, from feminine of corvino, ravenlike (in reference to the black fins of the fish), from Latin corvīnus, from corvus, raven.]


(Animals) a marine food fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, found in Pacific waters off Mexico and California


(kɔrˈbi nə)

n., pl. -nas.
a dark gray, slender California croaker, Menticirrhus undulatus, with a chin barbel.
[1900–05; < Sp corvina, feminine of corvino < Latin corvīnus corvine; so called from its color]
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Noun1.corbina - bluish-grey whiting of California coastcorbina - bluish-grey whiting of California coast
whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
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